Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Second Edition by Michael S. Okun MD, Hubert H., Dr., MD Fernandez

By Michael S. Okun MD, Hubert H., Dr., MD Fernandez

Preparing for the Neurology forums, recertification, or the AAN's ceremony® Residency In-Service education examination should be daunting, years of research, education, and volumes of fabric to be processed, equipped, and distilled for prepared remember while the instant arrives. it will probably look most unlikely to preserve a lot info. although, the thoroughly revised and accelerated Second Edition of this distinctive, easy-to-use bestselling evaluate consultant supplies all of the instruments you want to tie all of it jointly no extra texts needed.

And with Ultimate evaluation for the Neurology Boards you may have free net support together with: entry to on-line situations, flashcards, and a medicines info financial institution. loose entry in case you sign up with the password integrated within the book.

The e-book breaks down the sector of neurology into 24 chapters protecting all matters at the neurology forums together with baby and grownup psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and neurophysiology. utilizing an elevated define layout and cutting edge heading hierarchy for in-depth or fast evaluation, the subjects are prepared so you will learn the easiest-to-remember first and the most-likely-to-be-forgotten final.

Every bankruptcy has been introduced updated to mirror present technology and perform and comprises details on: pivotal trials, new drugs and coverings, diagnostic standards, genetic issues, and AAN instructions. whole your research on the internet with the masses of circumstances, flashcards, and images.

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  • 24 completely up to date chapters protecting all matters at the neurology boards
  • A new Mini-Atlas of EEG tracings to hone talent in interpretation
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  • More diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify innovations, streamline dense fabric, and increase learning
  • Additional Notes web page the top of every bankruptcy for private annotations
  • Are you actually Ready? - thoroughly new perform try with questions, solutions, and causes to gauge preparedness
  • Free entry to superior net positive factors and new case modules to increase and toughen the fabric within the book

    Ultimate assessment for the Neurology Boards is a must have for citizens getting ready for forums or learning for the ceremony examination, and for neurologists getting ready for recertification. The Second Edition keeps to convey the Ultimate in high-yield board assessment, in print and at the web.

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Atherothrombotic infarct and TIA 1. Patients should remain in a nearly horizontal position on the 1st day unless edema is prominent. 2. Reactive hypertension after ischemic stroke is prevalent and has a tendency to decline without medications during the first few hospital days; therefore, treatment of previously unappreciated hypertension is deferred until later when neurologic deficit is stabilized; avoid antihypertensive drugs in the first few days unless there is active MI or if BP is high enough to pose a risk to other organs (particularly the kidney).

Iii. Balint’s syndrome: from bilateral occipital-parietal borderzones (A) Psychic paralysis of fixation of gaze (B) Optic ataxia (failure to grasp objects under visual guidance) (C) Visual inattention (affecting mainly periphery of visual field) 8 CLINICAL NEUROLOGY iv. Bilateral inferomedial temporal lobes: Korsakoff amnestic state v. Bilateral mesial-temporal-occipital lesions: prosopagnosia F. Vertebral artery 1. Anatomy: chief arteries of the medulla; supplies lower three-fourths of pyramid, medial lemniscus, all or lateral medullary region, restiform body, posterior-inferior part of cerebellar hemisphere; long extracranial course and pass through transverse processes of C6-C1 before entering the cranial cavity—may be subject to trauma, spondylotic compression 2.

3. Consider surgery in deteriorating clinical state, hemorrhage >3 cm; most successful in lobar and putaminal hemorrhage; surgical evacuation of cerebellar hematoma is a more urgent matter because of proximity to brain stem and risk for abrupt onset of coma and respiratory failure; hematomas >3 or 4 cm pose the greatest risk and should be evacuated no matter what clinical state. D. SAH: influenced by the general and neurologic state as well as location and morphology of aneurysm Grade Hunt and Hess classification Grade I Asymptomatic or with slight headache Grade II Moderate to severe headache, nuchal rigidity, no focal or lateralizing signs Grade III Drowsy, confusion, mild focal deficit Grade IV Persistent stupor, semicoma, early decerebrate rigidity Grade V Deep coma and decerebrate rigidity 1.

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