The Oxford Handbook of Neurology is a practical and concise guide for use on the ward and in clinical settings. It covers the entire breadth of neurology, including sections on neuroanatomy, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurophysiology. It also provides information on neurological assessment, neurological presentations and disorders.
The Oxford American Handbook of Neurology is a practical, quick-reference guide for use on the ward and in the clinic. It includes information on neurological assessment and common presentations and disorders, including sleep disorders, neurotrama, and neurosurgery. Numerous neuro-imaging studies and diagrams supplement concise, to-the-point text. The book concludes with an appendix of frequently used scales and indices. It should find a place in the hands of all those caring for neurological patients.
A first reference for the clinical management of patients with neurological symptoms Covers all major neuroscience disciplines: neurology, neurosurgery, neuroscience critical care and neurorehabilitation Breaks down complex information into easy-to-use bulleted lists, conveying only what you need to know Developed within the context of the National Service FrameworkThe Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing is an invaluable resource when you need relevant and practical clinical guidance in dealing with complex clinical situations, or when caring for people with neurological problems for the first time. It will enable you to meet the needs of people with neurological problems wherever you encounter them, be it in a neurology, neurosurgery, critical care or rehabilitation setting, and will therefore enable you to meet the requirements of the National Service Framework.The book is organised in a way that separates the major neuroscience disciplines of neurology, neurosurgery, neuroscience critical care and neurorehabilitation, with extensive cross-referencing between sections. It will provide enough information to manage the initial care of the patient with most commonly encountered conditions. Practical guidance is also provided about neurological assessment and investigations, commonly used drugs in neuroscience practice, dealing with neurological emergencies, and the legal and ethical issues surrounding the profession. Complementary therapies applied to neuroscience practice are also discussed.Next time practical guidance is needed on the management of a particular patient, or information is required to manage a particular situation, then the Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing will provide you with the answers you need in a succinct and functional way. Readership: Neurology nurses, both specialist and newly qualified, specialist nurse practitioners, qualified nurses working in non-neurology settings who regularly care for patients with neurological problems. Nursing students undertaking neurological placements. Nurses involved in neurology, neurosurgery, intensive care related to brain and spinal injury, and all health care professionals with an interest in care and rehabilitation of patients with injuries or diseases of the neurological system.
Fully revised for the new edition, this handbook covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are covered in a user-friendly and succinct style.
There has been a rapid global increase in the number of individuals making sleep medicine their career, resulting in an explosive growth in the number of sleep centres and programmes, as well as an increasing number of sleep societies and journals. Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Sleep Disorders covers the rapid advances in scientific, technical, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of sleep medicine which have captivated sleep scientists and clinicians. This text aims to introduce sleep disorders within the context of classical neurological diseases, giving an in-depth coverage of the topic in a logical and orderly way, while emphasizing the practical aspects in a succinct and lucid manner. Divided into 12 sections, this book begins by discussing the basic science (Section 1), before moving onto the laboratory evaluation (Section 2) and the clinical science (Section 3). The remainder of the book focuses on specific sleep disorders (Sections 4-12), from insomnias and parasomnias to sleep neurology and sleep and psychiatric disorders. Chapters are supplemented by tables, case reports, and illustrations intended to succinctly provide relevant information in a practical manner for diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, while always emphasizing clinical-behavioural-laboratory correlations.
This is the most useful book a junior doctor can carry during the critical first two years after medical school. It will guide them through on-call emergencies, daily ward life and speciality attachments whilst helping them adapt to their career, get the most out of their job and choose a speciality.
Now in its tenth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine has been fully revised, with five new authors on the writing team bringing content fresh from the bedside. Space has been breathed into the design, with more core material at your fingertips in quick-reference lists and flow diagrams, and key references have been honed to the most up-to-date and relevant. Each page has been updated to reflect the latest changes in practice and best management, and the chapters on gastroenterology, history and examination, infectious disease, neurology, and radiology have been extensively revised. Unique among medical texts, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a complete and concise guide to the core areas of medicine that also encourages thinking about the world from the patient's perspective, offering a holistic, patient-centred approach. Loved and trusted by millions for over three decades, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be a truly indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.
This title is a collection of interdisciplinary research from contributors including both philosophers and neuroscientists. Topics covered include the neurobiology of learning and memory perception and sensation, neurocomputational modelling neuroanatomy, neuroethics, and neurology and clinical neuropsychology
This is the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders aiming to provide its readership with the latest developments and innovation across the discipline. Alongside this update in content, the addition of new, insightful sections suggested by readers and other experts in the field, will allow the handbook to further develop as the premier quick reference guide for movement disorders. The varied and detailed composition of the handbook's chapters is extremely useful for the various readership of this title. The new edition advances the the knowledge and depth of the previous edition with the addition of a number of new sections. This new and improved edition will be a welcome and extremely useful addition to the neurological world.
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.
This practical guide to the management of emergency situations in everyday clinical practice contains details on how to treat acute medical emergencies and how to provide treatment for the patient while awaiting specialist help.
This is a practical book on neurological therapy. It is aimed at giving concise and updated answers to busy practicing clinicians in the clinic, ward or emergency department. An evidence-based approach is used, but when there is no evidence or the data are inconclusive, an expert opinion is always being given in order to meet the expectations of the reader. All neurological conditions (common and less common) are discussed; each chapter has a similar format, and contains an initial briefintroduction on the epidemiology and clinical features of each disease. The therapy is then discussed, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological, with wide use of Tables and Figures (flowcharts are also included in most of the chapters).
The new edition of this unique handbook continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive, signs-and-symptoms based source of information on medical problems commonly seen in the tropics. A practical guide to diagnosis and management for medical practitioners and students, it provides vital information at the reader's fingertips.
This new edition of the Oxford Handbook in Geriatric Medicine has been expanded and updated to reflect the substantial changes in clinical practice since the previous edition, including the Francis report and the impact on care for the older patient, the National Dementia Strategy and screening, and the evolution of the role of Geriatricians in other specialities. It includes new material on risk scoring management of TIA, and a new chapter on the older surgical patient. With an ageing population, geriatric medicine is increasingly central to emergency and internal medicine in hospital settings and in general practice. Diseases are more common in the older person, and can be particularly difficult to assess and to treat effectively in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians. Using clinical vignettes and how-to boxes to provide practical advice on common problems, this is a practical, accessible, and essential handbook for all medical staff who manage older patients.
"With new material, illustrations and updated chapters, the new edition of this enormously successful book provides guidance on the best use of the many tests and investigations currently available. It emphasizes which tests are of value, when tests are not likely to be helpful, and explains likely pitfalls in the interpretation of results. Throughout, the book emphasises the need to avoid over-investigation." "Starting off with a patient-oriented approach to investigation, the book describes key symptoms and signs, along with tests that may be of value in reaching a diagnosis. The remainder of the book is specialty-centered, and provides a comprehensive review of all available tests within a given subject."--BOOK JACKET.
Transcranial stimulation comprises an important set of techniques for investigating brain function, some of which are showing the promise of treating disease. This book provides the definitive review of the scientific and technical background required to understand transcranial stimulation, for neuroscientists, neurologists, and psychiatrists.
The Oxford Handbook of Event-Related Potential Components provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the major ERP components. It covers components related to multiple research domains, including perception, cognition, emotion, neurological and psychiatric disorders, and lifespan development.
This book is designed to provide the practicing GP with information needed to deal with neurology problems in the community. It provides a scheme for assessment of patients and explanation of common symptoms and signs. It then goes on to provide detailed coverage of all major clinical topics in these two clinical areas. The core text is taken from the successful Oxford Handbook of General Practice, and then edited together to cover the full breadth of neurology problems likely to be encountered in the community in one easy to access volume. In addition to this core text, this volume also contains a wealth of 'extras' which make all the difference - such as helpful tips, patient experience information, frequently asked questions and links with quality payments available through the new GMS contract.This book includes: useful links to further information for patients and GPs; expanded references to help students and GP registrars who need to be aware of the evidence base behind management decisions; flow charts to aid management; explanatory material and diagrams for GPs and nurses to use when explaining a particular condition to a patient; 'Patient experiences' information; FAQs which either take the form of question and answer boxes or 'hot tips boxes' or 'common mistakes boxes'; and each topic is linked to the requirements of the new GP Contract 'Quality and Outcomes Framework'.