Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Neurological Signs by A.J. Larner

By A.J. Larner

The Dictionary of Neurological indicators should be virtually in addition defined by way of what the e-book isn't, in addition to information about what it's. The Dictionary isn't a instruction manual for remedy of neuropathies. whereas many entries give you the most recent cures, up to date treatments aren't mentioned in bedside point aspect. The Dictionary isn't a board assessment booklet since it isn't really in Q&A structure yet may possibly simply serve in that skill in view that every one access is a reasonably entire photo of a selected sickness or affliction. The Dictionary is an alphabetical directory of typically providing neurological illnesses and issues designed to steer the doctor towards the proper scientific analysis. The content material is targeted, problem-based, concise and useful. The based entries during this functional, scientific source offer a thumbnail of a variety of neurological symptoms. every one access contains: • definition of the signal • a short account of the scientific procedure required to elicit the signal • description of the opposite symptoms which can accompany the index signal • clarification of pathyophysiological and/or pharmacological heritage • differential prognosis • short remedy info. the place recognized, the entries additionally contain neuroanatomical foundation of the signal. TheDictionary offers sensible, concise solutions to advanced scientific questions.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Dictionary of Neurological Signs PDF

Similar dictionaries books

The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction

The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and building offers complete assurance of a extensive variety of technical disciplines. The definitions are designed to be of use to pros in structure, engineering, surveying, development, building, forestry, mining, and public works. Entries contain phrases, recommendations, names, abbreviations, instruments, and strategies universal to those disciplines, and almost all phrases and their capabilities have been provided via operating pros and specialists in every one box.

Vocabulary Improvement: Words Made Easy (50 Minute Series)

One key to luck in enterprise is the ownership of an effective vocabulary. This unique publication, written at an grownup uncomplicated talents point, bargains a complete examine the English language and its usages. video games, puzzles, and routines make studying vocabulary either attention-grabbing and enjoyable.

Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic

The Germanic languages, which come with English, German, Dutch and Scandinavian, belong to the best-studied languages on the planet, however the photograph in their mother or father language, Proto-Germanic, keeps to conform. This new etymological dictionary bargains a wealth of fabric accrued from previous and new Germanic assets, starting from Gothic to Elfdalian, from previous English to the Swiss dialects, and comprises numerous vital advances in Proto-Germanic phonology, morphology and derivation.

A Dictionary of Computer Science

Formerly named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of desktop technology, and completely revised by means of a group of computing device experts, making it the main up to date and authoritative consultant to computing to be had. Containing over 6,500 entries and with extended assurance of multimedia, machine functions, networking, and private laptop technological know-how, it's a finished reference paintings encompassing all elements of the topic and is as precious for domestic and place of work clients because it is crucial for college students of machine technological know-how.

Additional info for A Dictionary of Neurological Signs

Example text

Hence, although reflexes are typically regarded as part of the examination of the motor system, reflex loss may also occur in “sensory” disorders, affecting the Ia afferents from the muscle spindle. It is often possible to “hear” that reflexes are absent from the thud of tendon hammer on tendon. Areflexia is most often encountered in disorders of lower motor neurones, specifically radiculopathies, plexopathies and neuropathies (axonal and demyelinating). Areflexia may also occur in neuromuscular junction disorders, such as the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, in which condition the reflexes may be “restored” following forced muscular contraction (facilitation).

References Kawamura M, Hirayama K, Shinohara Y, Watanabe Y, Sugishita M. Alloaesthesia. Brain 1987; 110: 225-236 Cross References Allochiria; Allokinesia; Neglect Allographia This term has been used to describe a peripheral agraphia syndrome characterized by problems spelling both words and nonwords, with case change errors such that upper and lower case letters are mixed when writing, with upper and lower case versions of the same letter sometimes superimposed on one another. Such errors increased in frequency with word length.

Stroke 1992; 23: 1446-1453. Cross References Agnosia; Anosodiaphoria; Asomatognosia; Cortical blindness; Extinction; Jargon aphasia; Misoplegia; Neglect; Somatoparaphrenia Anserina Autonomically mediated piloerection and thermoconstriction may produce “goose bumps,” cold and bumpy skin that may be likened to that of a plucked goose. Antecollis Antecollis (anterocollis) is forward flexion of the neck. It may be a feature of multiple system atrophy (cf. retrocollis in progressive supranu- - 30 - A Apathy clear palsy), a sustained dystonic posture in advanced Parkinson’s disease, and, unusually, in spasmodic torticollis.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 31 votes