Neurohospitalist Medicine

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Josephson, S. Andrew; Freeman, W. David; Likosky, David J.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-0-52-117254-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80

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This is the first authoritative text to detail the advances and strategies for treating neurologic disease in a hospital setting.

Over the past decade, the hospitalist model has become a dominant system for the delivery of inpatient care. Forces such as national mandates to improve safety and quality, and intense pressure to safely reduce length of hospital stays, are now exerting pressure on neurologists. To meet these challenges, a new neurohospitalist model is emerging.
This book includes chapters on specific acute neurologic diseases including stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular disease and traumatic brain injury and also addresses common reasons for neurologic consultation in the hospital including encephalopathy, electrolyte disturbances and neurologic complications of pregnancy. Ethical and structural issues commonly encountered in neurologic inpatients are also addressed. This will be a key resource for any clinician or trainee caring for neurologic patients in the hospital including practising neurologists, internists and trainees across multiple subspecialities.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Josephson, S. Andrew; Freeman, W. David; Likosky, David J.
ISBN: 978-0-52-117254-7
General Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 244
Illustrations: 47
Year: 2011
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80