By A. John Popp

ISBN-10: 1588905160

ISBN-13: 9781588905161

Synthesizing the professional medical recommendation of experts who deal with issues of the anxious procedure, this e-book is an available, single-volume source for basic care physicians requiring sensible details on quite a number neurological problems. A consultant to the first Care of Neurological problems offers readers with a company starting place in neuroscience thoughts that would allow them to make well timed diagnostic, therapy, and referral judgements approximately universal signs, together with power discomfort, headache, seizures, numbness, and dizziness. extra chapters disguise particular different types of neurological ailment, delivering the reader with concise descriptions of the medical manifestations, exam innovations, and remedies for every. Features:--An define firstly of every bankruptcy aids fast position of subject matters of interest--Thorough assurance of history-taking and the actual examination--"Pearls" and "Pitfalls" on the finish of every bankruptcy assessment basic suggestions and supply beneficial guideposts for dealing with every one medical situationPacked with crucial info on scientific neurosciences, this entire booklet is perfect for fundamental care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, citizens in basic care specialties, and scientific scholars.

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Presently, 65% of primary care physicians practice in a group setting. The majority are in small (two- to six-member) same-specialty groups. However, larger multispecialty group affiliation is becoming increasingly common. The payer and risk-sharing composites have also changed significantly. Nearly 75% of Americans who receive health care coverage through their employers are now enrolled in some form of managed care: health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, or defined point-of-contact plans.

Laboratory, radiological, and electrical diagnostics are then employed in a directive and ordered fashion. Diagnoses are frequently made on the basis of probability. Furthermore, the likelihood that a certain neurological disease is present depends on its incidence in the physician’s community or practice. It has been estimated that one fourth of all patients seen by a primary care physician will never receive a final, confirmed diagnosis, as the symptoms abate spontaneously or with nonspecific interventions.

Dentinger 13. The Patient with Chronic Pain Syndromes Howard Smith and A. John Popp 14. The Patient Complaining of Numbness and Weakness James R. Storey 15. The Patient with Disorders of Motor Control Eric S. Molho, Donald S. Higgins, and Dzintra F. Celmins 16. The Patient with Visual Symptoms Gregory T. Hofeldt, Paul M. Taupeka, John W. Simon, and Gregory B. Krohel 17. The Patient with Disorders of the Auditory System Steven M. Parnes 18. The Dizzy Patient Steven M. Parnes 19. The Patient with Epilepsy and Seizures Anthony L.

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