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Neurology and Neurosurgery at a Glance

Neurology and Neurosurgery at a Glance

Jignesh Tailor, Marion Simpson

ISBN: 978-1-405-18603-2

Aug 2020, Wiley-Blackwell

104 pages

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Part 1 General

1 Scalp and skull

2 Essential anatomy: cerebral hemispheres

3 Essential anatomy – subcortical nuclei

4 Essential anatomy of the brain - posterior fossa

5 Essential anatomy – vertebral column

6 Essential anatomy – spinal cord

7 The neurological assessment I - history and cortical function

8 The neurological assessment II - cranial nerves and neuro-opthalmology

9 The neurological assessment III - spine, peripheral nerves, gait and co-ordination

10 Neurological investigations I – CT

11 Neurological investigations II – MRI, MRS and PET

12 Neurological investigations III – NCS, EMG and EEG

Part 2 Common neurological symptoms 

13 Headache and facial pain

14 Dizziness and vertigo

15 Seizures and epilepsy

16 Faintness, syncope and coma

17 Weakness and paraesthesia

18 Cognitive impairment and dementia

Part 3 Infection 

19 Non-viral infections of the nervous system

20 Viral infections of the nervous system

Part 4 Tumours 

21 Brain tumours: basic concepts

22 Brain tumours I

23 Brain tumours II

24 Brain tumours III

25 Spinal tumours

Part 5 Vascular 

26 Stroke

27 Subarachnoid haemorrhage and aneurysms

28 Arteriovenous malformations

29 Other vascular lesions

Part 6 Autoimmune and metabolic disorders of the nervous system 

30 Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases

31 Metabolic disorders of the nervous system

Part 7 Trauma 

32 Head injuries

33 Intracranial pressure

34 Neurointensive care

35 Spinal injuries

Part 8 Spine 

36 Degenerative disease of cervical spine

37 Degenerative disease of thoraco-lumbar spine

38 Autoimmune, metabolic and vascular diseases of the spine

Part 9 Movement disorders 

39 Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders

40 Functional neurosurgery

Part 10 Paediatric 

41 Approach to the paediatric patient

42 CSF circulation and hydrocephalus

43 Developmental abnormalities

Part 11 Disorders of nerve and muscle 

44 Disease of the peripheral nerves

45 Disease of the muscle

46 Neuromuscular junction and anterior horn cell disorders

Index