Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 7th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Weiner, Howard L.; Levitt, Lawrence P.; Rae-Grant, Alexander D.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 95
Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this best-selling volume of the House Officer Series is a succinct, symptom-oriented pocket guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of common neurologic disorders. Each chapter opens with a clinical case study and proceeds to classification of symptoms, history, physical examination, laboratory tests, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, treatment, and management. The book includes a chapter on differential diagnoses of less common conditions and an appendix of drug tables. This edition features major revisions of chapters on localization, muscle weakness, central nervous system infections, AIDS, pain treatment, increased intracranial pressure, and traumatic brain injury.