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Clinical Neurophysiology: Diseases and Disorders, Vol 161. Handbook of Clinical Neurology

  • ID: 4519491
  • Book
  • August 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 486 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Clinical Neurophysiology: Diseases and Disorders, the latest release in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, reviews the current practice of clinical neurophysiology in the laboratory, by the bedside, and in the operating room or intensive care unit. The volume is organized into sections focused on diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems, sleep disorders, and autonomic disorders. Among the CNS topics covered are epilepsy, altered states of consciousness, disorders of cognition, brain death, demyelinating diseases, stroke, pain, movement disorders, vestibular disease, and auditory disorders. Peripheral nervous system topics include focal mononeuropathies, generalized polyneuropathies, muscle diseases, hyperexcitability states, neuromuscular junction disorders, anterior horn cells diseases, and cranial neuropathies. There are also chapters on sleep apneas, hypersomnias, parasomnias, and circadian rhythm disorders. Autonomic topics include primary autonomic failure, multisystem atrophy, and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

  • Provides an up-to-date review on the practice of the neurophysiological techniques used in the assessment of neurological diseases
  • Explores the electrophysiological techniques used to better understand neurological function and dysfunction of the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Discusses monitoring neurologic function in the intensive care unit and the assessment of suspected brain death
  • Includes discussions of various newer techniques, including functional brain mapping, stereo EEG, motor evoked potentials, magnetoencephalography, laser evoked potentials, and transcranial magnetic stimulation
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Section 10. Clinical Neurophysiology of Central Nervous System Disease States 38. Generalized epilepsies 39. Focal epilepsies and focal disorders 40. Presurgical intracranial investigations in epilepsy surgery 41. Clinical neurophysiology of altered states of consciousness: encephalopathy and coma 42. Brain death 43. Monitoring for seizures in the intensive care unit 44. Clinical neurophysiology of stroke 45. Clinical neurophysiology of pain 46. Tremor and myoclonus 47. Motor cortical circuits in Parkinson disease and dystonia 48. Clinical Neurophysiology of Neurological Rehabilitation

Section 11. Clinical Neurophysiology of Peripheral Nervous System Disease States 49. Upper extremity neuropathies 50. Clinical neurophysiology of lower extremity focal neuropathies 51. Clinical electrophysiology of axonal polyneuropathies 52. Clinical neurophysiology of demyelinating polyneuropathy 53. Clinical electrophysiology of muscle diseases and episodic muscle disorders 54. Peripheral nerve hyperexcitability  55. Clinical neurophysiology of neuromuscular junction disease 56. Electrodiagnosis of radiculopathy 57. Clinical neurophysiology of anterior horn cell disorders 58. Clinical neurophysiology of cranial nerve disorders

Section 12. Clinical Neurophysiology of Sleep Disorders 59. Clinical neurophysiology of apnea 60. Clinical neurophysiology of CNS hypersomnias 61. Clinical neurophysiology of circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders 62. Clinical neurophysiology of REM parasomnias 63. Clinical neurophysiology of NREM parasomnias

Section 13. Clinical Neurophysiology of Autonomic Disorders 64. Pure autonomic failure 65. Clinical neurophysiology of multisystem atrophy 66. Clinical neurophysiology of postural tachycardia syndrome

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