The classic reference on learning how to perform the diagnostic neurologic exam -- now in full color
Rave reviews of the previous edition:
"Without question the best book available on the neurologic examination."
--Four Stars from Doody*
"Excellent. The information is detailed, pertinent, and excellently arranged. What is surprising is the incredibly complete, interesting, and worthwhile information it contains. The author is obviously an excellent clinician and teacher who has taught many years. One can easily detect that DeMyer's] book contains the distilled best of his teaching experiences."
--Archive of Internal Medicine*
"The book presents much more information than the title suggests; it has excellent parts on neuroanatomy and clinical neurosciences."
--Four Stars (Excellent) from Mayo Clinic Proceedings*
"DeMyer's Technique of the Neurologic Examination" provides neurologists and psychiatrists in training with a uniquely clear and didactic way to learn the complicated technique of using the physical examination to diagnose neurologic illnesses. The book begins with an general overview of the neurologic examination of mental status, speech, cranial nerves, balance, gait, reflexes, and the senses. It then proceeds into specific sections that fully explain each of these parts. In these expanded chapters, the reader works through clinical situations, rehearsing the real life skills to elicit neurologic symptoms and work through a diagnosis.
Now in full color--and packed with clear, easy to follow diagrams Unique "learn at your own pace" format Questions and answers, blank tables that you can fill out, and other methods of self-testing with answers provided appear throughout the text
The content you need to learn how to perform the diagnostic neurologic exam:
Chapter 1. Examination of the Face and Head; Chapter 2. A Brief Review of Clinical Neuroanatomy; Chapter 3. Examination of Vision; Chapter 4. Examination of the Peripheral Optomotor System; Chapter 5. Examination of the Central Optomotor System; Chapter 6. Examination of the Motor Cranial Nerves V, VII, IX, X, XI, and XII; Chapter 7. Examination of the Somatic Motor System (Excluding Cranial Nerves); Chapter 8. Examination for Cerebellar Dysfunction; Chapter 9. Examination of the Special Senses; Chapter 10. Examination of the General Somatic Senses; Chapter 11. Examination of the Patient's Mental Status and Higher Mental Functions; Chapter 12. Examination of the Unconscious Patient; Chapter 13. Ancillary Neurodiagnostic Procedures; Chapter 14. Clinical and Laboratory Tests to Distinguish Hysteria from Neurologic Disease; Chapter 15. A Synopsis of the Neurologic Investigation and a Formulary of Neurodiagnosis.
|Paperback Book, 645 pages||English|
|McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing (Apr. 11th, 2011)||6|
|9780071701174||8.57 x 10.86 x 0.98 inches|