Blueprints Clinical Cases in Neurology (Blueprints Clinical Cases 2nd Revised edition)

Blueprints Clinical Cases in Neurology (Blueprints Clinical Cases 2nd Revised edition)

By: Aaron B. Caughey (author), Kevin Sheth (author), Lawrence R. Wechsler (author), Odette A. Harris (author), Tracey A. Cho (author)Paperback

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"Blueprints Clinical Cases in Neurology, Second Edition" offers third- and fourth-year medical students valuable preparation for clerkships and the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. The book features 60 clinical cases, 10 new to this edition and 50 revised and updated from the first edition. Each case consists of a clinical vignette followed by thought questions and discussion, and ends with a question-and-answer review and a listing of suggested additional reading. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book contains 100 USMLE-format multiple-choice questions and detailed answer explanations.

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Contents

I Patients Who Present with a Seizure 1 CASE 1 Seizure 3 CASE 2 New Onset Seizure in Adulthood 8 CASE 3 Prolonged Seizures 13 CASE 4 New Onset Seizure and Fever 18 CASE 5 Seizure in a 43-Year-Old Woman 23 CASE 6 Seizures in an 8-Year-Old Girl 28 II Patients Who Present with Involuntary Movements 33 CASE 7 Tremor in Adulthood 35 CASE 8 Child with Involuntary Movements 40 CASE 9 Fluctuating Tremor in an Adult 46 CASE 10 Infant with Episodic Body Jerking 51 III Patients Who Present with a Headache 57 CASE 11 "Worst Headache of My Life" 59 CASE 12 Headache and Confusion 63 CASE 13 Headache 70 CASE 14 Headache and Vomiting 75 CASE 15 Blurry Vision and Headache 79 CASE 16 Headache and Progressive Right-Sided Weakness 83 CASE 17 Headache and Lethargy 89 IV Patients Who Present with Altered Mental Status/Memory Loss/Personality Changes 93 CASE 18 New Onset Dementia 95 CASE 19 Memory Loss and Personality Changes 100 CASE 20 Headache and Personality Changes 106 CASE 21 Developmental Regression in Childhood 112 CASE 22 Episode of Confusion 118 CASE 23 Confusion in an Elderly Man 124 CASE 24 Altered Mental Status and Fever 129 CASE 25 Frontal Sinus Fracture 135 CASE 26 Coma 140 V Patients Who Present with Hemiparesis and Generalized Weakness 145 CASE 27 Acute Left-Sided Weakness 147 CASE 28 Worsening Left-Sided Weakness 152 CASE 29 Hemiparesis Following Trauma 157 CASE 30 Progressive Hemiparesis 162 CASE 31 Generalized Weakness in an Adult 166 CASE 32 Bilateral Foot Drop, Lower Extremity Numbness, and Tingling 171 CASE 33 Progressive Numbness and Weakness 175 CASE 34 Floppy Infant 180 VI Patients Who Present with Trouble Walking, Leg Weakness, Numbness, or Pain 185 CASE 35 Paraparesis, Ataxia, and Incontinence 187 CASE 36 Leg Pain and Urinary Incontinence 192 CASE 37 Chronic Progressive Difficulty Walking 197 CASE 38 Child Late in Walking 202 CASE 39 Child Clumsy in Walking 206 CASE 40 Low Back Pain 211 CASE 41 Right Ankle Weakness 216 CASE 42 Delayed Walking 222 VII Patients Who Present with Arm/Hand Weakness, Numbness, or Pain 227 CASE 43 Bilateral Arm Weakness 229 CASE 44 Neck and Arm Pain 236 CASE 45 Infant Not Moving Right Arm 241 CASE 46 Right Hand Weakness 246 CASE 47 Acute Right Arm Weakness and Neck Pain 251 CASE 48 Right Hand Numbness 257 VIII Patients Who Present with Sleep and Speech Problems 263 CASE 49 Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 265 CASE 50 Sleep Problems in Childhood 270 CASE 51 Difficulty Speaking in an Adult 274 IX Patients Who Present with Vertigo, Diplopia, and Facial Weakness 281 CASE 52 Vomiting, Vertigo, and Ataxia 283 CASE 53 Dizziness, Vomiting, and Imbalance 288 CASE 54 Diplopia 294 CASE 55 Diplopia and Dysphagia 300 CASE 56 Diminished Visual Acuity and Eye Pain 306 CASE 57 Left-Sided Facial Droop 310 X Patients Who Present with an Abnormal Head 317 CASE 58 Microcephaly 319 CASE 59 Macrocephaly 324 CASE 60 Misshapen Head 329 XI REVIEW Q&A 333

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405104944
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 390
  • ID: 9781405104944
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 1405104945
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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