Catastrophic Neurologic Disorders in the Emergency by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

By Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

Книга Catastrophic Neurologic issues within the Emergency division Catastrophic Neurologic issues within the Emergency DepartmentКниги English литература Автор: Eelco F.M. Wijdicks Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:Oxford collage Press Страниц: 344 Размер: 31,3 ISBN: 0195168801 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Review". . . Wijdicks bargains a fascinating and intensely functional perception of neurology within the emergency room . . . a superb resource of notion for educating. the entire medical professionals (from scholars to specialists) who've to stroll via an emergency division must have this ebook on their bookshelves." --Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and PsychiatryProduct DescriptionMayo health facility university of medication, Rochester, MN. presents new specialise in the evaluate of featuring indicators and highlights 'red flags' atmosphere priorities and path of wanted scientific strategy. quite a few neurologic issues are mentioned intimately. contains a new bankruptcy on forensic neurology. prior variation: c2000. DNLM: apprehensive process Diseases--diagnosis.

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Finally, tremor is common and diagnosed by synchronous contractions of opposing muscles. Tremor produces rhythmic oscillations. 2. 4. Drug-Induced Tremors Anesthetics Antiepileptic drugs Benzodiazepines Calcium antagonists Dextromethorphan Dopamine agonists Metoclopramide Monoamine oxidase inhibitors Ondansetron Ranitidine Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors Sumatriptan Amitriptyline Antiepileptic drugs Antidepressants Antihyperglycemic drugs Calcium channel blockers Corticosteroids Dopamine receptor-blocking agents Lithium Theophylline Thyroxine Amphetamines Cocaine Pemoline Tricyclic oral contraceptives Tricyclic antidepressants Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors Theophylline Lithium Antiepileptic drugs Line of Action 33 kinase usually point in that direction (see Chapter 9).

Magnusson M, Karlberg M: Peripheral vestibular disorders with acute onset of vertigo. Curr Opin Neurol 15:5, 2002. Spinning 9. : Sudden deafness and anterior inferior cerebellar artery infarction. Stroke 33:2807, 2002. 10. Baloh RW, Honrubia V: Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System, 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 11. Serra A, Leigh RJ: Diagnostic value of nystagmus: spontaneous and induced ocular oscillations. J Neural Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:615, 2002. 29 12. Henderson RD, Wijdicks EFM: Downbeat nystagmus associated with intravenous patient-controlled administration of morphine.

Some of these disorders are discussed in more detail in the third section of this book and include vertigo as presenting signs of cerebellar hematoma, acute embolus to the basilar artery, and dissection of the vertebral artery. Other key neurologic signs and neuroimaging features usually point to the diagnosis. The main task is to find convincing arguments for a lesion in the central nervous system as a cause of spinning and certain elements in the history that should point to a lesion of the central vestibular system or cerebellum.

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