By G. D. Perkin (auth.)

In penning this booklet, i've got tried to supply information regarding the relative price of specific investigations in a number of neurological issues. The e-book is split into sections facing the tools of research, the research of specific signs, the research of particular neurological stipulations and neurological emergencies. ultimately, the evaluate of yes problems suggesting a specific anatomical localization, for instance remoted optic atro­ phy, is taken into account. Following an appraisal of the literature, every one part ends with a suggestion concerning acceptable research. In a few in­ stances this can be supported by way of an set of rules. particular options were tried regardless of the danger of manufacturing over-dogmatic standards for sufferer administration. A small quantity of illustrative fabric is incorporated. i'm thankful to colleagues at Charing move clinic who've supplied the various illustrations. Figs 1. four, 2. 1 and 10. 2 are reproduced from Atlas of medical Neurology, via G. D. Perkin eta/. , Gower scientific Publishing, 1986, courtesy of the publishers. Fig. three, in bankruptcy four, is reproduced from mind, vol. 2 104, 753-78, 1981, courtesy of the editor and Dr. R. S. J. Frackowiak. Fig. 6, within the comparable bankruptcy, is reproduced from Fig. sixty two within the Atlas of Positron Emission Tomography, edited by way of E-D. Heiss et al. , Springer-Verlag, 1985, courtesy of the publishers and Dr. J. C. Maziotta. Fig. three in bankruptcy 6 is reproduced from Fig.

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