By Joseph I. Sirven, Barbara L. Malamut
Now in its moment variation, this article is the main up to date reference at the assessment and remedy of neurologic difficulties in older adults. The e-book is prepared in order that clinicians can speedy lookup both a patient's symptom(s) or a affliction, and contains drugs charts and diagnostic algorithms. Psychosocial concerns reminiscent of riding and long term care ideas also are addressed.
This variation has additional information on EMG, evoked potentials, different medical neurophysiologic systems, mind imaging, puppy scans for dementia screening, and useful imaging in sufferers with cognitive adjustments. up-to-date info on new antiparkinsonian brokers and paraneoplastic syndromes can also be included.
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