The ideal guide to clinical neurology, this new edition of one of the most useful references in medicine provides the latest diagnostic and treatment information in an easy-to-use format. Keeping pace with rapid progress in neurologic treatment and understanding, fully 50% of this book has been updated, with many chapters completely rewritten. What has not changed in Basic Neurology is the concise the compact format offering convenient access to the most needed procedures and data. Basic Neurology opens with review of examination for common conditions, including headaches and seizures. For easy reference, the remainder of the book categorizes neurologic disorders by signs, symptoms, and syndromes, in a well-organized tabular format. Within each category, each individual disorder is described by definition, cause, pathologic features, clinical features, diagnostic procedures, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. More convenient than textbooks and far more thorough than abbreviated guides, this handbook gives you what you need at a moment's notice without skimping on essential causal, diagnostic, and treatment information. An extensive revision of this concise, compact reference in neurology popular with medical students and rsidents. The first section reviews the neurologic examination of common conditions such as seizures and headache. The remainder of the book divides neurologic diseases into categories, then reviews each individual disirder. The classic subheadings of definition, cause, pathologic features, clinical features, diagnostic procedures, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis are discussed for each entry.