Higher Neural Functions: A Clinical Approach

Higher Neural Functions: A Clinical Approach

By: Arun N Babu (author), M Madhusudanan (author), A Anand Kumar (author)Paperback

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This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders. Divided into ten sections, the text begins with an overview of neural functions followed by sections explaining attention, language, memory, behaviour, and cognition. The second part of the book covers the diagnosis and management of several disorders including agnosia, visuospatial disorders, neglect syndromes, apraxia, and emotion and neurobehavioral disorders. This useful guide serves as an everyday clinical reference for both practising neurologists and trainees. Key points Practical guide to the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders Provides basic understanding of neural functions including attention, cognition, language, memory, and behaviour Covers several different neurological disorders Useful, clinical reference guide for daily practice

About Author

M Madhusudanan MD DM Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India A Anand Kumar MD DM Vice-Principal, Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India Arun N Babu MD Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Consultant Neurologist, Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York, US

Contents

Approach to Understanding Higher Neural Functions Attention Language Memory Cognition Agnosia Visuospatial and Other Disorders of Visual Processing Neglect Syndromes Apraxia Emotion and Neurobehavioral Disorders

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789386056269
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9789386056269
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 9386056267

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