Diseases of the Nervous System: Clinical Neuroscience and by Arthur K. Asbury, Guy M. McKhann, W. Ian McDonald, Peter J.

By Arthur K. Asbury, Guy M. McKhann, W. Ian McDonald, Peter J. Goadsby, Justin C. McArthur

The 3rd version of a neurology vintage, this two-volume textual content is the main finished neurology reference to be had. Written by way of major overseas specialists within the box, it encompasses the elemental neuroscience and medical positive factors of the whole diversity of neurological issues. illness mechanisms are reviewed comprehensively, with specific relevance to the foundations of remedy. every one part, less than the path of 1 of the celebrated editors, is a text-within-a-text, supplying the main trustworthy account of its subject at present on hand.

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Arthur K. Asbury Guy M. McKhann W. Ian McDonald Peter J. Goadsby Justin C. McArthur Part I Introduction and general principles 1 Pathophysiology of nervous system diseases Justin C. McArthur1, Guy M. McKhann2, W. Ian McDonald3, Peter J. Goadsby4 and Arthur K. Asbury5 2 1 Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, USA The Zanvyl Krieger Mind and Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA 3 Institute of Neurology, University College London, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK 4 Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK 5 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA Since the last edition of this textbook, the field of Neurology and the Neurosciences has witnessed remarkable advances in the technologies available for the study of the brain and our concepts about the nervous system and its diseases.

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