Widely known and well-respected, The Little Black Book of Neurology has, through four successful editions, represented a thorough yet portable reference on this complex field, presenting definitions, classifications, and guidance on diagnosis and management for a wide range of neurological disorders. The 5th Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging - plus a new, more user-friendly, fast-access format that makes the book even more ideal for quick clinical consultation or as a refresher for the Boards.
Presents a comprehensive, yet concise, "all-in-one" introduction to neurology in a portable, practical format.
New to this Edition
Presents information in a newly structured format that makes reference faster and easier than ever.
Enables you to access critical guidance at a glance with many new tables of differential diagnosis, patient evaluation, and treatment options.
Covers many new topics including significantly expanded sections on sleep, neuromuscular disorders, and critical care.
Includes four new appendices - Neurocritical Emergencies · Therapeutic Care · AAN Guideline Summaries · and Scales - highlighting evidence-based guidelines when available, enabling you to make more informed clinical judgments.
Offers updated and expanded coverage of neuropharmacology and neuroimaging.
· Evaluation and Prognosis of Coma · Diagnosis and Management of Dementia · Women With Epilepsy · New AED in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy · New AED in the Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy · Diagnosis of Patients with Neuroborreliosis · Migraine Diagnosis and General Treatment Consideration · Acute and Preventative Therapy of Migraine Headache in Child and Adolescence · Supportive Management of Patients with ALS · Algorithms for Nutritional and Respiratory Management of ALS · MRI Utility in MS and Diagnostic Consideration in Patients with White Matter Lesions · Disease Modifying Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis · Surgical Therapy of Diabetic Neuropathy · Immunotherapy in Management of GBS · Treating Parkinson Disease · Treating Behavioral Changes in Parkinson Disease · Standards of TCD Application
By Osama O. Zaidat, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH and Alan J. Lerner, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Medical Director, Heather Hill Hospital and Health Care, Chardon, OH