A Guide to the Primary Care of Neurological Disorders by A. John Popp

By A. John Popp

Synthesizing the specialist scientific suggestion of experts who deal with problems of the anxious approach, this publication is an obtainable, single-volume source for basic care physicians requiring functional info on various neurological issues. A advisor to the first Care of Neurological issues presents readers with a company origin in neuroscience recommendations that may permit them to make well timed diagnostic, remedy, and referral judgements approximately universal indicators, together with continual discomfort, headache, seizures, numbness, and dizziness. extra chapters hide particular different types of neurological disorder, delivering the reader with concise descriptions of the scientific manifestations, exam recommendations, and remedies for every. Features:--An define initially of every bankruptcy aids speedy place of issues of interest--Thorough insurance of history-taking and the actual examination--"Pearls" and "Pitfalls" on the finish of every bankruptcy assessment primary options and supply beneficial guideposts for dealing with each one medical situationPacked with crucial info on medical neurosciences, this entire publication is perfect for fundamental care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, citizens in fundamental care specialties, and scientific scholars.

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D. Professor of Neurology Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Eric M. D. D. A. John Popp Chair of Neurosurgery Associate Professor of Neurosurgery Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Joseph F. D. Associate Professor of Neurosurgery Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York George P. D. D. S. N. Nurse Manager Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Jerome S. D. Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology Neurosciences Institute Albany Medical Center Albany, New York Irwin N.

This implies excellent communication between the primary care provider and the consultant. In addition to the traditional written “consultant report,” primary care providers should feel comfortable communicating via telephone or electronic mail, which provide more expedient means for sharing information. Frequently, patients are evaluated by neurologists and neurosurgeons and offered options for management. Primary care providers can take an important role in decision making, helping their patients evaluate the pros and cons of these management options and their impact on their global health care.

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