Hankey's Clinical Neurology

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  • ISBN: 9781840761931
  • Author: Philip B. Gorelick
  • Publ Date: 2014-01-15
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 976
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 235062

Table of Contents :

Contributors Preface Dedications Abbreviations Neurological Diagnosis Robert Erdis, John Dunne, and William McAuliffe Disorders of Consciousness Vibhav Bansal, Sean Ruland, Venkatesh Aiyagari Epilepsy Paul V. Motika and Andres M. Kanner Headache Peter J. Goadsby Vertigo Jorge Kattah Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Annu Aggarwal, Victor Fung, and Philip Thompson Developmental Diseases of the Nervous System James H. Tonsgard Hereditary and Metabolic Diseases of the Central Nervous System in Adults Alma R. Bicknese Trauma of the Brain and Spinal Cord James L. Stone and Prasad S.S.V. Vannemreddy Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attacks of the Brain and Eye Graeme J. Hankey Infections of the Central Nervous System Jeremy D. Young and James L. Cook Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System Neil Scolding Tumors of the Nervous System Julie E. Hammack and Robert P. Dinapoli Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System James A. Mastrianni, Brandon R. Barton, Kathleen M. Shannon, Sid Gilman, Vikram Shakkottai, and Peter Todd Acquired Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous System Fernando D. Testai Disorders of Circulation of the Cerebrospinal Fluid Daniel B. Hier and Edward A. Michals Cranial Neuropathies I, V, and VII-XII Wilson Cueva and Helene Rubeiz Cranial Neuropathies II, III, IV, and VI Molly E. Gilbert Spinal Cord Disease Octavia Kincaid Autonomic Nervous System Disorders Robert Henderson and Judy Spies Diseases of the Peripheral Nerve and Mononeuropathies Andrea Swenson Neuromuscular Junction Disorders Qin Li Jiang and Julie Rowin Muscle Disorders Kourosh Rezania, Peter Pytel, and Betty Soliven Sleep Disorders John H. Jacobsen and Michael Kohrman Index


Since the publication of the highly successful first edition, there has been an explosion of rigorous scientific evidence for interventions in clinical neurology. Hankey's Clinical Neurology, Second Edition is fully updated to accommodate the latest advancements in clinical neuroscience. Designed for students of clinical neurology, neurologists-in-training, and practicing neurologists who need ready access to a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to new and notable neurologic disorders, the Second Edition: * Contains a chapter solely dedicated to sleep disorders * Introduces a section on neuro-ophthalmology within the cranial neuropathies chapter * Reflects a more global approach, as each chapter is written by an international expert in the field * Delivers expanded coverage of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, with sections on dementias, Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, and hereditary ataxias * Includes 440+ all-new, high-quality illustrations ranging from anatomical drawings to clinical photographs and pathology specimens, with many images taken with permission from the authors' own patients The structured text integrates presentation, pathology, radiology, diagnosis, and treatment options to provide a practical, patient-oriented examination of clinical neurology.


Praise for the Previous Edition "Alluring from the first idle flick through its glossy pages, this new textbook makes a profound and immediate visual impact...the author's engaging keenness permeates the book and will undoubtedly project it into the neurological bestseller list." -Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation

Author Biography:

Graeme J. Hankey, MBBS, MD, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FRACP is Winthrop Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, and a consultant neurologist at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Western Australia. He received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Western Australia, and trained in neurology at the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia; Mayo Clinic, USA; and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK. Since 1992, he has held a full-time hospital appointment as a consultant neurologist and tries to integrate clinical practice with clinical research.


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