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By A.J. Larner

ISBN-10: 0387262148

ISBN-13: 9780387262147

ISBN-10: 038731217X

ISBN-13: 9780387312170

The Dictionary of Neurological symptoms may be nearly besides defined when it comes to what the ebook isn't, in addition to information about what it truly is. The Dictionary isn't a instruction manual for remedy of neuropathies. whereas many entries give you the newest treatment plans, up to the moment remedies should not mentioned in bedside point aspect. The Dictionary isn't really a board evaluate booklet since it isn't in Q&A structure yet may simply serve in that capability considering that every one access is a reasonably whole picture of a selected sickness or disease.

The Dictionary is an alphabetical directory of in general proposing neurological ailments and problems designed to steer the health care provider towards the proper scientific prognosis. The content material is targeted, problem-based, concise and sensible. The based entries during this sensible, scientific source supply a thumbnail of quite a lot of neurological indicators. every one access includes:

• definition of the sign
• a short account of the medical approach required to elicit the sign
• description of the opposite indicators which can accompany the index sign
• clarification of pathyophysiological and/or pharmacological background
• differential diagnosis
• short remedy details.

Where recognized, the entries additionally contain neuroanatomical foundation of the signal. The DICTIONARY offers functional, concise solutions to complicated scientific questions.

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Language is distinguished from speech (oral communication), disorders of which are termed dysarthria or anarthria. Dysarthria and aphasia may coexist but are usually separable. Clinical assessment of aphasia requires analysis of the following features, through listening to the patient’s spontaneous speech, asking questions or giving commands, and asking the patient to repeat, name, read, and write: ● ● ● ● ● ● Fluency: is output effortful, labored, with agrammatism and dysprosody (nonfluent); or flowing, with paraphasias and neologisms (fluent)?

Practical neurology (2nd edition). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002: 135-146 Cross References Argyll Robertson pupil; Holmes-adie pupil, Holmes-adie syndrome; Horner’s syndrome; Miosis; Mydriasis Annular Scotoma An annular or ring scotoma suggests retinal disease, as in retinitis pigmentosa or cancer-associated retinopathy (paraneoplastic retinal degeneration) Cross References Retinopathy; Scotoma; Visual field defects Anomia Anomia or dysnomia is a deficit in naming or word-finding.

Language is distinguished from speech (oral communication), disorders of which are termed dysarthria or anarthria. Dysarthria and aphasia may coexist but are usually separable. Clinical assessment of aphasia requires analysis of the following features, through listening to the patient’s spontaneous speech, asking questions or giving commands, and asking the patient to repeat, name, read, and write: ● ● ● ● ● ● Fluency: is output effortful, labored, with agrammatism and dysprosody (nonfluent); or flowing, with paraphasias and neologisms (fluent)?

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