Treating the Brain
What the Best Doctors KnowBook - 2009
Even in this information age, it is a daunting task to find clear, concise, and credible sources for essential medical facts. And for those dealing with the symptoms of often serious neurological disorders, finding trustworthy and straightforward information is gravely important."Treating the Brain" is precisely what has been missing for non-specialists. Focusing on the most common neurological conditions, it provides accurate, reliable information to patients, caregivers, and health practitioners from the neurologist whose professional text informs neurologists worldwide.. Walter G. Bradley, one of the nation s foremost neurologists and the editor of the leading neurology textbook "Neurology in Clinical Practice," navigates the complexities of the brain in highly accessible language. "Treating the Brain" is the definitive resource for patients, offering a coherent and up-to-date understanding of what physicians know about the brain. In the United States alone, one-quarter of all new consultations between patients and their family physician is a result of a neurological problem. Using case histories as examples, "Treating the Brain" explains the neurological examinations and tests and clinical features, causes, and treatments available for Alzheimer s disease, migraines, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson s and other frequently diagnosed neurological disorders.For anyone who has ever had a neurological symptom, from a headache to tingling hands, and for anyone with a personal interest in how the brain works in health and disease, "Treating the Brain "will prove to be a valuable, easy-to-read source of a wide-range of information."
Publisher: New York : Dana Press, 2009.
Characteristics: p. cm.