Emergency Neurology What Do I Do Now 1st Edition
What Do I Do Now? Emergency Neurology is designed as a resource for clinicians at all levels of training in all fields of medicine who treat patients with urgent and emergent neurological syndromes. It uses a novel approach focusing on the “clinical impasse” that so often occurs in complex cases, and emphasizes the creative intellectual process clinicians relish.
Authored by Morris Levin, along with colleagues from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, this volume presents 32 common urgent/emergent cases divided in to four distinct sections: (1) Diagnostic Questions (ADULT), (2) Treatment Considerations (ADULT), (3) Ethical, Neuropsychiatric and Legal issues and 4) Pediatric issues. The chapters are short and to the point, bearing in mind the increasing work demands on physicians. Thus, the approach in this book, as in the “What Do I Do Now?” series in general, is highly practical, logical and fun.
“This book is unique in its organization, as are all the books in this series. Compared to other references in neurology, this book organizes the information in a more practical way, especially for the emergency setting when time is critical and a diagnosis may not be readily apparent. For newer practitioners, this is a great introduction to the approach to patients with neurological emergencies.” — Doody’s
“I think that, because it contains a quick, high-yield practical review of the most commonly encountered emergencies in neurology, Emergency Neurology will be a great companion to standard texts on neurology. This is a high quality book and a worthwhile read… I recommend this book with great enthusiasm.” —Sankalp Gokhale, JAMA Neurology