A Dictionary of Neurological Signs by A.J. Larner

By A.J. Larner

This up-to-date and multiplied Fourth version is an alphabetical directory of as a rule offering neurological symptoms designed to steer the health practitioner towards the right kind medical prognosis. The dictionary is concentrated, problem-based and concise. 

The dependent entries during this useful, medical source offer summaries of quite a lot of neurological indicators. every one access contains: a definition of the signal; a short account of the scientific method required to elicit the signal; an outline of the opposite indicators which could accompany the index signal; an evidence of pathophysiological and/or pharmacological historical past; differential analysis; short therapy information; and the place recognized, the neuroanatomical foundation of the sign. 

A Dictionary of Neurological symptoms, Fourth Edition, is an critical reference for all scholars, trainees, and clinicians who take care of sufferers with neurological issues, and will even be utilized in instruction for checks, seeing that each one access is a photograph of a selected disease or disease.

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