Prepared by Washington University house staff, this survival guide provides all the essential information that every intern needs from Day 1 on the wards, including the neurologic history and physical examination, a neuroanatomy review, specific neuroimaging techniques and diagnostic tools, and clinical information on stroke, seizures, vertigo, dizziness, and ataxia, acute vision loss, headache, movement disorders, dementia, and sleep disorders. Content includes algorithms, useful formulas, patient notes, top ten work-ups, common calls and complaints, key points on most common problems, essentials of what not to miss and when to refer/call for help, and tricks of the trade. A listing of neurological Internet resources is included.
ISBN 10: 0781743621
ISBN 13: 9780781743624