Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook (2nd Edition)

Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook (2nd Edition)

Charles Clarke, Robin Howard, Martin Rossor, Simon Shorvon
Wiley Blackwell, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-118-48617-7
1096 pages


Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook, second edition, is a fully revised and updated companion that demonstrates the rapid pace of advancement within clinical neurology and applied neurosciences

  • A comprehensive and practical overview of current developments within clinical neurology, synthesising clinical neurology with translational research
  • Expertly edited and written by neurologists, neuroscientists and neurosurgeons working at Queen Square, advised by an distinguished International Editor team to present a global perspective
  • Introductory chapters summarise the basic sciences underpinning the practice of clinical neurology, including genetics, channelopathies, immunology, neurophysiology and neuropathology
  • All chapters fully revised and updated to reflect the increasing role of neurologists in acute care
  • Includes new contributions concerning major developments in the care of; stroke, epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disease, headache, infections, spinal disease, cranial nerve disease, neuropsychiatry, neurogenetics, neuro-oncology, uroneurology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, metabolic disease, drugs and toxins, autonomic disease, systemic disease, and neurorehabilitation for dementia, epilepsy, headaches, neuro-genetics and many more

Table of Contents

1 Neurology Worldwide: The Epidemiology and Burden of Neurological Disease
Simon Shorvon

2 Nervous System Structure and Function
Charles Clarke and Roger Lemon

3 Mechanisms of Neurological Disease: Genetics, Autoimmunity and Ion Channels
Dimitri Kullmann, Henry Houlden and Michael Lunn

4 The Language of Neurology: Symptoms, Signs and Basic Investigations
Charles Clarke, Matthew Adams, Robin Howard, Martin Rossor, Simon Shorvon and Jason Warren

5 Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Nicholas Losseff, Matthew Adams, Martin M. Brown, Joan Grieve and Robert Simister

6 Movement Disorders
Kailash Bhatia, Carla Cordivari, Mark Edwards, Thomas Foltynie, Marwan Hariz, Prasad Korlipara, Patricia Limousin, Niall Quinn, Sarah Tabrizi and Thomas Warner

7 Epilepsy and Related Disorders
Simon Shorvon, Beate Diehl, John Duncan, Matthias Koepp, Fergus Rugg-Gunn, Josemir Sander, Matthew Walker and Tim Wehner

8 Dementia and Cognitive Impairment
Martin Rossor, John Collinge, Nick Fox, Simon Mead, Catherine Mummery, Jonathan Rohrer, Jonathan Schott and Jason Warren

9 Infection in the Nervous System
Robin Howard, Carmel Curtis and Hadi Manji

10 Nerve and Muscle Disease
Michael Lunn, Michael Hanna, Robin Howard, Matthew Parton, Shamima Rahman, Mary Reilly, Katie Sidle and Christopher Turner

11 Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases
Siobhan Leary, Gavin Giovannoni, Robin Howard, David Miller and Alan Thompson

12 Headache
Manjit Matharu, Paul Shanahan and Tim Young

13 Cranial Nerve Disorders
Jeremy Chataway, Charles Clarke, Robin Howard and Paul Jarman

14 Neuro-ophthalmology
James Acheson, Fion Bremner, Elizabeth Graham, Robin Howard, Alexander Leff, Gordon Plant, Simon Shorvon and Ahmed Toosy

15 Neuro-0tology: Problems of Dizziness, Balance and Hearing
Rosalyn Davies, Linda M. Luxon, Doris ]Eva Bamiou and Adolfo Bronstein

16 Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Disorders
Simon Farmer and David Choi

17 Cerebellar Ataxias and Related Conditions
Nicholas W. Wood

18 Restorative Neurology, Rehabilitation and Brain Injury
Richard Greenwood, Diana Caine, Ulrike Hammerbeck, Alexander Leff, Diane Playford, Valerie Stevenson and Nick Ward

19 Toxic, Metabolic and Physical Insults to the Nervous System and Inherited Disorders of Metabolism
Robin Howard, Jeremy Chataway, Mark Edwards, Simon Heales, Robin Lachmann, Alexander Leff and Elaine Murphy

20 Disorders of Consciousness, Intensive Care Neurology and Sleep
Robin Howard, Sofia Eriksson, Nicholas Hirsch, Neil Kitchen, Dimitri Kullmann, Christopher Taylor and Matthew Walker

21 Neuro-oncology
Jeremy Rees, Robert Bradford, Sebastian Brandner, Naomi Fersht, Rolf J├Ąger and Elena Wilson

22 Neuropsychiatry
Eileen Joyce

23 Pain
Paul Nandi

24 Autonomic Aspects of Neurology
Christopher Mathias, Gordon Ingle and Valeria Iodice

25 Uroneurology
Jalesh Panicker

26 Systemic Conditions and Neurology
David Werring, Robin Howard and Simon Shorvon

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