The gold-standard text that has defined neurology – updated for today’s practice in full color
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The definitive text on the full-spectrum of neurology for decades, Adams and Victor's provides the treatment and management strategies needed to confidently handle both common and rare neurologic conditions. Written in a clear, consistent tone, this classic resource will meet the needs of the seasoned professional or the aspiring clinician. Written from the perspective of the general neurologist, Adams and Victor's has been hailed as the most detailed, thorough, and authoritative text available on the subject.
Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, Tenth Edition describes the various categories of neurologic disease and the main diseases that constitute each. Each subject is introduced by a detailed discussion of the symptoms and signs of disordered nervous function, their anatomic and physiologic bases, and their clinical implications. Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology is logically divided into six parts:
- The Clinical Method of Neurology
- Cardinal Manifestations of Neurologic Disease
- Growth and Development of the Nervous System in the Neurology of Aging
- Major Categories of Neurologic Disease
- Diseases of the Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nerve, and Muscle
- Psychiatric Disorders
The Tenth Edition is highlighted by the welcome addition of full-color photographs, expanded coverage of important subspecialties, and an increased number of tables and figures. Edition after edition, Adams and Victor's has stayed true to its original mission: to provide a well-written, readable text emphasizing a disciplined presentation of clinical data and lucid descriptions of underlying disease processes.
Table of Contents
PART 1: THE CLINICAL METHOD OF NEUROLOGY
PART 2: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF NEUROLOGIC DISEASE
SECTION 1 Disorders of Motility
SECTION 2 Pain and Other Disordersof Somatic Sensation, Headache, andBackache
SECTION 3 Disorders of the SpecialSenses
SECTION 4 Epilepsy and Disorders ofConsciousness
SECTION 5 Derangements of Intellect,Behavior, and Language Caused by Diffuseand Focal Cerebral Disease
SECTION 6 Disorders of Energy, Mood, andAutonomic and Endocrine Functions
PART 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND THE NEUROLOGY OF AGING
PART 4: MAJOR CATEGORIES O FN E U ROLOG IC DISEASE
PART 5: DISEASES OF SPINAL CORD, PERIPHERAL NERVE, AND MUSCLE
PART 6: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS