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Return to Driving

David L Brody.

in Concussion Care Manual

August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 681 words.

This chapter discusses issues surrounding return to driving after concussion and provides steps to follow in making these decisions. Return to driving decision-making can be challenging,...

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The Comatose Patient

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology. 736 pages.

The Comatose Patient, Second Edition, is a critical historical overview of the concepts of consciousness and unconsciousness, covering all aspects of coma within 100 detailed case...

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Ethical issues in neurology

Jan J. Heimans.

in Advocacy in Neurology

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 6290 words.

Neurologic diseases may lead to brain dysfunction and consequently to impairment of consciousness, cognitive decline, and emotional disturbances. These conditions may give rise to a wide...

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Prognosis after stroke

Vincent Thijs.

in Oxford Textbook of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8812 words.

Prognostic decision-making is an essential task for the clinician dealing with acute stroke. Inadequate decisions may lead to overtreatment and undertreatment. Therefore prognosis should be...

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Movement Disorders

Richard A. Walsh, Robertus M.A. de Bie and Susan H. Fox.

July 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology. 224 pages.

Movement Disorders walks the reader through the important principles of examination, investigation, and management for each of the common types of movement disorders. Applying a case-based...

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Cerebrovascular Disease

Ji Y. Chong.

May 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology. 160 pages.

Cerebrovascular Disease helps clinicians evaluate and manage patients suffering from stroke, embolism, thrombosis, hemorrhage, and other critical presentations. In a medical field where...

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Handling Difficult Situations

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.

March 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology. 168 pages.

In any acute neurologic condition situations come up which generate questions about management. In a deteriorating patient there is a strain in decision making and many acute problems are...

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Multi-electrode Recording of Neural Activity in Awake Behaving Animals

Samantha R. Summerson and Caleb Kemere.

in Basic Electrophysiological Methods

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 11384 words.

Systems neuroscience is being revolutionized by the ability to record the activity of large numbers of neurons simultaneously. Chronic recording with multi- electrode arrays in animal...

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Prefrontal Cortex

Deepak N. Pandya, Benjamin Seltzer, Michael Petrides and Patsy Benny Cipolloni.

in Cerebral Cortex

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 7971 words.

After a brief historical account of frontal lobe studies, the current architectonic parcellation of the frontal cortex is described in the context of the dual origin concept. Intrinsic and...

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An Incidental Finding

Ji Y. Chong and Michael P. Lerario.

in Cerebrovascular Disease

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 1382 words.

Intracranial aneurysms may be detected incidentally on imaging. Location and size of an intracranial aneurysm are helpful in stratifying risk of hemorrhage. Risk stratification is important...

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Clinical Features of Motor Neuron Disease

Edited by Mark B. Bromberg.

in Motor Neuron Disease in Adults

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 5243 words.

The clinical features of the subtypes of motor neuron disease (MND) are important to recognize during the diagnostic process because they are clues to the diagnosis. This chapter reviews...

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Medical Management of Epilepsy

Jules C. Beal and Emilio Perucca.

in Neurobiology of Disease

August 2016; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 4781 words.

Epilepsy affects approximately 65 million people worldwide, leading to significant morbidity and mortality including injuries, psychiatric comorbidities, social stress, and the risk of...

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A Frightful Awakening

Gregory L. Holmes and Peter M. Bingham.

in Pediatric Neurology

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 985 words.

Convulsions, epileptic as well as nonepileptic, occur with an overall increased frequency in children. Of all the recognized precipitants of a seizure, fever is probably the longest- and...

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Issues in the Design and Interpretation of Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials

Stephen Krieger, Ilana Katz Sand, Svenja Oynhausen and Aaron Miller.

in Primer on Multiple Sclerosis

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 13005 words.

This chapter covers important historical, scientific, and current issues in the development of modern clinical trials as well as therapeutic interventions for patients with multiple...

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Introduction to Pediatric Sleep Clinic and Sleep Testing

Madeleine Grigg-Damberger and Kathy M. Wolfe.

in Sleep Disorders

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8928 words.

This chapter covers the diagnostic evaluation of children and adolescents referred to sleep centers. Diagnosis of sleep disorders in children begins with a structured history. Pediatric...

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Information and Social Support for Patients and Families

Kirsten R. Müller-Vahl.

in Tourette Syndrome

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 7534 words.

This chapter summarizes the current experience on information and psychoeducation, predominantly from a European perspective. Due to the wide spectrum of symptoms associated with Tourette...

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Peripheral Nervous System Monitoring

Jeffrey A. Strommen and C. Michel Harper.

in Clinical Neurophysiology

March 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 7081 words.

Routine nerve conduction studies and needle electromyography can be useful in the intraoperative setting, and may play a critical role in surgical decision-making. They may be used to...

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Special Topics in Military Personnel

David L Brody.

in Concussion Care Manual

August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 452 words.

The best collateral source may be another service member with whom the patient has served in addition to a family member. Evaluate explicitly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic...

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Special Topics in Adolescents

David L Brody.

in Concussion Care Manual

August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 760 words.

Adolescents may be less able to make good judgments about their own abilities than adults. The collateral source becomes even more important than usual. Address questions about drug and...

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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia

Haythum O. Tayeb, Evan D. Murray and Bruce H. Price.

in Dementia

July 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 10911 words.

Neuropsychiatric symptoms frequently occur during the course of dementing illnesses as a result of dysfunction in neural networks subserving mood, affect, perception, and thought processes....

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