Written by neurologists for neurologists Decision-Making in Adult Neurology provides practical guidance when
encountering patients whose clinical presentation is unfamiliar or complex or whose treatment path is not completely
certain. This useful handbook is filled with diagnostic and treatment algorithms that encourage you to think
systematically and follow a logical sequence through the steps necessary for efficient and effective decision-making.
-Key Features -
Outlines the key decision points in patient management, providing a wealth of systematic information that ensures you
take into account the proper physical signs and test results that will guide your recommendations.
Contains 119 algorithms covering symptoms and signs, specific neurologic conditions, vascular disorders, seizures,
head trauma, neoplastic disease, peripheral nervous disorders, and muscle disease.
Accompanies each algorithm with brief text that explains the significance of important decision points.
Provides step-by-step decision-making guidelines for testing and management of paraneoplastic diseases, choice of
initial MS therapy, evaluation of incidentally discovered MRI white matter lesions, management of asymptomatic carotid
stenosis, and much more.
Inside Front CoverFront MatterCopyrightDedicationSection EditorsContributorsIntroduction
Part I: Symptoms and Signs
Part II: Specific Neurologic Conditions
Appendix 1 - Additional Tables
Inside Back Cover