This is a guide to the differential diagnosis of all neurologic emergencies encountered in the emergency department or the out-patient setting. The symptom-based approach (seizure, headache, coma) is aimed at primary-care physicians. The text reviews the physical examination associated with each symptom and presents pathophysiology concerns and initial therapeutic approaches and protocols.
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· Symptom oriented approach
· Greg Henry is THE name in neurologic emergencies
· Extensively updated and expanded references
· Thoroughly rewritten treatment guidelines in every chapter
New to the Second Edition:
· Evidence-based management and treatment guidelines
· Quick-reference management algorithms
· Pocket booklet of differential diagnosis tables and management algorithms
GETTING TO THE DIAGNOSIS IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART
HERE’S HELP… Uniquely organized by presenting complaint rather than disease, Neurologic Emergencies, 2/e helps you to quickly identify, evaluate, stabilize, treat, and manage the full range of neurologic symptoms. Completely updated and expanded, it fully reflects today’s evidence-based strategies, treatments, and technologies.
*Emphasis on patient history, physical exam, and rapid assessment
*Evidence-based approach, complete with the latest references
*Algorithms and tables speed access to critical information
*Reflects the latest imaging technologies
Neurologic Emergencies: A Symptom-Oriented Approach, 2/e is indispensable for any clinician working in the urgent care environment.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070293260