Blueprints Clinical Cases Neurology

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - 390 pagini
Offering preparation for students aiming to take their USMLE Steps 2 & 3, this book features 60 clinical cases, 10 new to this edition & 50 revised & updated. Easch case consists of a clinical vignette followed by thought questions & discussion, & ends with a question & answer review & bibliographic references. Blueprints Clinical Cases in Neurology, Second Edition offers third- and fourth-year medical students valuable preparation for clerkships and the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. The book features 60 clinical cases, 10 new to this edition and 50 revised and updated from the first edition. Each case consists of a clinical vignette followed by thought questions and discussion, and ends with a question-and-answer review and a listing of suggested additional reading. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book contains 100 USMLE-format multiple-choice questions and detailed answer explanations. Blueprints Clinical Cases in Neurology, Second Edition offers third- and fourth-year medical students valuable preparation for clerkships and the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. The book features 60 clinical cases, 10 new to this edition and 50 revised and updated from the first edition. Each case consists of a clinical vignette followed by thought questions and discussion, and ends with a question-and-answer review and a listing of suggested additional reading. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book contains 100 USMLE-format multiple-choice questions and detailed answer explanations.
 

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Seizure
3
New Onset Seizure in Adulthood
8
Prolonged Seizures
13
New Onset Seizure and Fever
18
Seizure in a 43YearOld Woman
23
Seizures in an 8YearOld Girl
28
Patients Who Present with Involuntary Movements
33
Tremor in Adulthood
35
Floppy Infant
180
Patients Who Present with Trouble Walking Leg Weakness Numbness or Pain
185
Paraparesis Ataxia and Incontinence
187
Leg Pain and Urinary Incontinence
192
Chronic Progressive Difficulty Walking
197
Child Late in Walking
202
Child Clumsy in Walking
206
Low Back Pain
211

Child with Involuntary Movements
40
Fluctuating Tremor in an Adult
46
Infant with Episodic Body Jerking
51
Patients Who Present with a Headache
57
Worst Headache of My Life
59
Headache and Confusion
63
Headache
70
Headache and Vomiting
75
Blurry Vision and Headache
79
Headache and Progressive RightSided Weakness
83
Headache and Lethargy
89
Patients Who Present with Altered Mental StatusMemory LossPersonality Changes
93
New Onset Dementia
95
Memory Loss and Personality Changes
100
Headache and Personality Changes
106
Developmental Regression in Childhood
112
Episode of Confusion
118
Confusion in an Elderly Man
124
Altered Mental Status and Fever
129
Frontal Sinus Fracture
135
Coma
140
Patients Who Present with Hemiparesis and Generalized Weakness
145
Acute LeftSided Weakness
147
Worsening Left Sided Weakness
152
Hemiparesis Following Trauma
157
Progressive Hemiparesis
162
Generalized Weakness in an Adult
166
Bilateral Foot Drop Lower Extremity Numbness and Tingling
171
Progressive Numbness and weakness
175
Right Ankle Weakness
216
Delayed Walking
222
Weakness Numbness or Pain
227
Bilateral Arm Weakness
229
Neck and Arm Pain
236
Infant not Moving Right Arm
241
Right Hand Weakness
246
Acute Right Arm Weakness and Neck Pain
251
Right Hand Numbness
257
Patients Who Present with Sleep and Speech Problems
263
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
265
Sleep Problems in Childhood
270
Difficulty Speaking in an Adult
274
Patients Who Present with Vertigo Diplopia and Facial Weakness
281
Vomiting Vertigo and Ataxia
283
Dizziness Vomiting and Imbalance
288
Diplopia
294
Diplopia and Dysphagia
300
Diminished Visual Acuity and Eye Pain
306
LeftSided Facial Droop
310
Patients Who Present with an Abnormal Head 317 Head
317
Microcephaly
319
Macrocephaly
324
Misshapen Head
329
REVIEW QA 333 XI REVIEW QA Questions
335
Answers and Explanations
361
Index
379
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