Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology (2nd New edition)

Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology (2nd New edition)

By: Mark K. Borsody (editor), Alexandros C. Tselis (guest_editor)Paperback

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Praise for this book: This is a fantastic board review book that more than satisfactorily covers the material that is tested on the ABPN exam. Though not everyone has the same learning style or approach to board study, few will disagree that this is a well-written and memorable review book. It is thorough and concise, and the font and choice of colors is easy on the eyes. - Doody's Review Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology, Second Edition, is an essential resource for neurology residents and fellows studying for the Resident In-Service Training Exam (RITE) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) board examination. It is also useful for neurologists preparing for recertification exams. Written in a concise outline format, the text distills all the information typically needed to master the RITE and ABPN examinations. Updates included in this second edition include a section on coma, expanded coverage of epilepsy, an overview of new pharmacological treatments for multiple sclerosis, and much more! Key Features: Content reflects the core continuing medical education topics established by the American Academy of Neurology Full-color, detailed illustrations and pathology photos help elucidate the text Filled with efficient summary tables and boxed content to highlight the most salient "take-aways" A new appendix, "Tight Association List," enables readers to recognize commonly associated clinical terms in a multiple-choice setting This reliable review book contains everything needed to successfully prepare for board exams or recertification exams in neurology.

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I. Neuroanatomy 1) The Brain Cerebral Cortex The Limbic System Basal Ganglia Thalamus Hypothalamus Cerebellum The Brainstem Cranial Nerves 2) Spinal Cord 3) Peripheral Nervous System Sensory Receptors Brachial Plexus Lumbosacral Plexus Autonomic Nervous System Enteric Nervous System 4)Neuro-Ophthalmology 5) Neuro-Otology 6) Neuro-Urology 7) Blood Supply of the Nervous System 8) Development of the Nervous System and Malformations 9) Neurochemistry and Disorders of Neurotransmitter Systems II. Cerebrovascular Diseases 1) Ischemic Stroke 2) Hemorrhagic Stroke 3) Inherited Stroke Disorders 4) Special Stroke Conditions: Drugs of Abuse, Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Amyloidosis, Global Hypoxia and Watershed Infarctions, Dissections, Coagulopathies and Hyperviscosity Syndromes, Coagulation Factor Defects, Paraproteinemias, Homocysteinurias, Venous Infarcts, Vasculitis 5) Subdural Hemorrhage 6) Epidural Hemorrhage 7) Cerebrovascular Abnormalities III. Seizures and Epilepsy 1. Normal Electroencephalography 2. Partial Seizures 3. Generalized Seizures 4. Tonic Seizures 5. Atonic Seizures / Drop Attacks 6. Myoclonic Seizures 7. Status Epilepticus 8. Pediatric Seizures IV. Demyelinating Disorders 1. Multiple Sclerosis 2. Multiple Sclerosis Variants: Marburg's Disease, Schilder's Disease, Balo's Concentric Sclerosis 3. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis 4. Acute Necrotizing Hemorrhagic Encephalomyelitis 5. Central Pontine Myelinosis V. Tumors of the Nervous System 1. Astrocytic Tumors 2. Oligodendrogliomas 3. Meningiomas 4. Pineal Tumors 5. PNETs 6. Ependymomas 7. Other Tumors: Subependymoma, Choroid Plexus Papilloma, Colloid Cyst, Central Neurocytoma, Gangliocytoma, Hemangioblastoma 8. Metastases to the Nervous System 9. Paraneoplastic Syndromes VI. Headache Disorders 1)Episodic Headaches Migraine Tension-Type Headache Cluster Headache Hemicrania Continua SUNCT Syndrome Hypnic Headache 2)Chronic Headaches Migraine Tension-Type Headache Hemicrania Continua Cluster Headache Paroxysmal Hemicrania Idiopathic Stabbing Headache Secondary Causes of Chronic Headache VII. Behavioral Neurology and Psychiatry 1) Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Vascular Dementia Lewy Body Disease Frontotemporal Dementia / Pick's Disease 2) Childhood Developmental Regression and Failure Normal Development Mental Retardation Motor Skills Disorders Learning Disabilities Behavioral Disorders Disorders of Intake and Output 3) Sleep Normal Sleep Rhythms Dyssomnias Parasomnias Secondary Sleep Disorders 4) Delirium 5) Psychosis Schizophrenia Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorders Delusional Disorder 6)Mood Disorders Major Depressive Disorder Bipolar Disorders Other Mood Disorders 7) Anxiety Disorders Panic Disorder Phobias a) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder b) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 8) Somatoform and Somatization VIII. Movement Disorders 1. Parkinsonism 2. Dystonia 3. Tic Disorders 4. Multiple System Atrophy 5. Huntington's Disease Other Movement Disorders: Cortico-Basal Ganglionic Degeneration, Wilson's Disease, Hereditary Ataxias, Stiff Man's Syndrome 6. Iatrogenic Movement Disorders IX. Muscle and Nerve Diseases 1. Normal Muscle Physiology 2. Myasthenic Syndromes Myasthenia Gravis Lambert-Eaton Myasthenia Botulism 3. Inherited Myopathies Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy Becker's Muscular Dystrophy Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophy Nemaline Rod Myopathy Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy Limb-Girdle Dystrophies Other Myopathies: Fukuyama Congenital Dystrophy, Neuromyotonia, Central Core Disease 4. Acquired Myopathies Inclusion Body Myositis Dermatomyositis Polymyositis 5. Diseases of Absent Muscles 6. Channelopathies of Muscle Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis Paramyotonia Congenita Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis 7. Myotonia Congenita X. Infections of the Nervous System 1. Bacteria 2. Mycobacteria 3. Spirochetes 4. Viruses 5. Fungi 6. Parasites 7. Prions 8. Microbial Toxins XI. Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System 1.Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Mucopolysaccharidoses, Sphingolipidoses 2.Disorders of Peroxisomes 3.Aminoacidopathies: Phenylketonuria, Hartnup's Disease, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, Canavan's Disease 4.Disorders of Organic Acids 5.Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism 6.Disorders of the Citric Acid Cycle 7.Disorders of Urea Metabolism 8.Disorders of Fat Metabolism 9.Disorders of Oxidative Phosphorylation: Lactic Acidosis, Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency, Leigh's Disease 10. Disorders of Nucleic Acid Metabolism: Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Cockayne's Syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan Disease 11. Homocysteinurias XII. Systemic Disorders Affecting the Nervous System 1. Endocrine Disorders 2. Cardiac Diseases 3. Renal Diseases 4. Liver Diseases 5. Hematologic Diseases 6. Nutritional Disorders 7. Medications and Drugs of Abuse

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  • ISBN13: 9781604065930
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 380
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  • weight: 1240
  • ISBN10: 1604065931
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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