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By A. John Popp

Synthesizing the specialist medical recommendation of experts who deal with issues of the frightened procedure, this ebook is an available, single-volume source for basic care physicians requiring sensible details on a variety of neurological problems. A consultant to the first Care of Neurological problems presents readers with an organization origin in neuroscience strategies that might permit them to make well timed diagnostic, therapy, and referral judgements approximately universal indicators, together with power discomfort, headache, seizures, numbness, and dizziness. extra chapters hide particular different types of neurological affliction, delivering the reader with concise descriptions of the medical manifestations, exam thoughts, and healing procedures for every. Features:--An define first and foremost of every bankruptcy aids quick position of issues of interest--Thorough insurance of history-taking and the actual examination--"Pearls" and "Pitfalls" on the finish of every bankruptcy evaluate basic techniques and supply precious guideposts for coping with every one scientific situationPacked with crucial info on scientific neurosciences, this entire e-book is perfect for basic care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, citizens in basic care specialties, and scientific scholars.

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D. D. Professor of Neurology Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Martha L. D. Professor of Pediatrics Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Todd A. D. Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton, Ohio Dan M. D. D. Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Eric S. N. Associate Professor of Neurology Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Dale L. D. D. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Capital District Psychiatric Center Albany, New York Steven M.

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With the assistance of a neurospecialist, the primary care provider should also become comfortable with the chronic management of the more complicated patients. Perhaps one of the most valuable roles of the primary care provider is in the delivery of preventive services. Patients at all stages of life—from the fragile fetus to the falling elder—can benefit from preventive measures. These include screening, counseling, and early interventions, all of which are designed to prevent pathological processes from developing (primary prevention) or to minimize their deleterious effects if already established (secondary prevention).

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