DeJong's the Neurologic Examination

DeJong's the Neurologic Examination

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This classic text is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the neurologic examination. The book provides a thorough understanding of both the techniques of the examination and the anatomic and physiologic bases of the results. The brand new edition offers you a complete, concise reference you'll use everyday to quickly interpret the signs and symptoms of neurologic dysfunction, compare and contrast abnormalities, confirm findings, and make accurate differential diagnoses confidently to assess responses to treatment. This heavily revised new edition provides complete coverage of the nervous system including anatomic and physiologic presentation of disorders, recommended examination procedures, neurodiagnostic and laboratory testing, diagnostic reasoning, and neurologic differential diagnosis guidelines. You'll confidently identify the signs and symptoms of disease, know when additional diagnostic testing is indicated, accurately interpret diagnostic data, and recommend effective treatment for evidence of muscle atrophy or hypertrophy is an important part of the motor examination. There is ... but noteworthy changes in the size or shape of individual muscles or muscle groups, especially when focal or asymmetric, may be significant. ... Neuromuscular junction disorders do not cause muscle atrophy.

Title:DeJong's the Neurologic Examination
Author:William Wesley Campbell, Russell N. DeJong
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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