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Книга Catastrophic Neurologic problems within the Emergency division Catastrophic Neurologic problems within the Emergency DepartmentКниги English литература Автор: Eelco F.M. Wijdicks Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:Oxford college Press Страниц: 344 Размер: 31,3 ISBN: 0195168801 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Review". . . Wijdicks bargains an enticing and intensely useful perception of neurology within the emergency room . . . an outstanding resource of suggestion for instructing. all of the medical professionals (from scholars to specialists) who've to stroll via an emergency division must have this booklet on their bookshelves." --Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and PsychiatryProduct DescriptionMayo hospital collage of medication, Rochester, MN. presents new specialize in the evaluate of providing indicators and highlights 'red flags' environment priorities and course of wanted medical technique. numerous neurologic issues are mentioned intimately. contains a new bankruptcy on forensic neurology. prior variation: c2000. DNLM: worried method Diseases--diagnosis.

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Recent travel may be relevant and may suggest a myelopathy from Schistosoma species (endemic in Brazil) or cysticercosis (any country in Latin America). Acute transverse myelitis should be considered in patients between age 10 and 20 or 30 and 40 years but is highly uncommon. Criteria include development of sensorimotor or autonomic dysfunction from a cord lesion, defined sensory level; bilateral signs that can be asymmetric; and progression to maximal deficit within hours or 3 weeks. and often involves viral infections.

Pupillary abnormalities are shown in Chapter 8 for further reference. Funduscopy is necessarily limited to the optic disk and retinal vasculature, and specific note should be made of the caliber of the arteries, flame-like hemorrhages, edema, or change in color of the retinal pigment. Examination is followed by testing of ocular eye movements in the horizontal and vertical directions with the intent of detecting misalignment. Voluntary gaze in all fields includes up, down, left, and right, but it is useful to use figure-of-eight tracking (Fig.

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