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Encyclopedia of the neurological sciences. Volume 1 / editors in chief Michael J. Aminoff, Robert B. Daroff.

Publication:
London ; Waltham, Massachusetts ; San Diego, California : Elsevier, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (4744 p.)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Neurology -- Encyclopedias.
Neurosciences -- Encyclopedias.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Encyclopedias.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, Second Edition develops from the first edition, covering all areas of neurological sciences through over 1000 entries focused on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience. The contributing authors represent all aspects of neurology from many viewpoints and disciplines to provide a complete overview of the field. Entries are designed to be understandable without detailed background knowledge in the subject matter, and cross-referencing and suggested further reading lead the rea
Contents:
e9780123851574v1; FrontCover; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES; EDITORS-IN-CHIEF; ASSOCIATE EDITORS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; HOW TO USE THE ENCYCLOPEDIA; SUBJECT CLASSIFICATION; PREFACE; CONTENTS OF ALL VOLUMES; Abducens Nerve (Cranial Nerve VI); Anatomy; Abducens Nerve Palsy; Symptoms and Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnosis; Specific Syndromes and Clinical Associations; Pathophysiology; Microvascular; Tumor; Intracranial Pressure Alteration; Brainstem Infarct; Aneurysm; Trauma; Infection; Multiple Sclerosis; Evaluation; Treatment; See also; Further Reading
Abetalipoproteinemia (ABL, Bassen-Kornzweig Disease)See also; Further Reading; Relevent Websites; Abnormal Illness Behaviors; Introduction; Somatoform Disorders; Etiology; Somatization Disorder; Body Dysmorphic Disorder; Conversion Disorder; Hypochondriasis; Pain Disorder; Factitious Disorder; Malingering; Guidelines for Management; DSM-V Update; See also; Further Reading; Abscess, Brain and Spine; See also; FurtherReading; Brain Abscesses; Spinal Abscesses; Abulia; See also; Further Reading; Accessory Nerve (Cranial Nerve XI); Introduction; Fuctional Components; Anatomy
Spinal Accessory NucleusAccessory Nerve; Supranuclear pathways; Intraspinal and intracranial course; Extracranial course; Physical Examination; Lesions Affecting the Accessory Nerve; See also; Further Reading; Acetylcholine; Introduction; History; Metabolism; Current and Future Issues; See also; Further Reading; Acoustic Neuroma - Contemporary Management of Sporadic Vestibular Schwannomas; Introduction; Observation; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Surgery; Patient Selection; Conclusion; See also; Further Reading; Acoustic Neuroma, Treatment of; Tumor Genetics; Clinical Presentation; Treatment
See alsoFurther Reading; Acrylamide and Related alpha,beta-Unsaturated Carbonyl Derivatives; Introduction; Human and Experimental Acrylamide Neurotoxicity; Molecular Mechanism of Acrylamide Neurotoxicity; The Type-2 Alkene Family of Chemical Toxicants; See also; Further Reading; Acrylonitrile; Description; Production; Routes of Exposure; Metabolism and Elimination of Acrylonitrile; Neurological Effects; Mechanisms; See also; Further Reading; Relevant Website; Actigraphy; Introduction; Technical Considerations; Surrogate Measure of Sleep-Wake; Healthy Populations; Insomnia
Circadian Rhythm DisordersObstructive Sleep Apnea; Other Conditions; Treatment Effects; Direct Measure for Body Movements; Periodic Limb Movements; Parasomnias and Seizures; Tremors and Dyskinesias; Physical Activity; Conclusion; See also; Further Reading; Relevant Websites; Action Potential, Generation of; Introduction; Sodium Channel Gating Properties; Course of Events During an Action Potential; Acknowledgments; See also; Further Reading; Action Potential, Regeneration of; Introduction; Factors Affecting the Rate of Action Potential Regeneration
Mechanisms for Action Potential Regeneration
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 23, 2014).
Contributor:
Aminoff, Michael J., editor.
Daroff, Robert B., editor.
ISBN:
1-78402-798-7