110 puzzling cases of epilepsy by Dieter Schmidt, Steven C. Schachter

By Dieter Schmidt, Steven C. Schachter

From pediatric to the aged, from contractible to refractive, epilepsy is an affliction that manifests in lots of kinds and throughout a number of demographics. during this interesting quantity, the writer info multiple hundred circumstances the place healthiness care practitioners confronted strange demanding situations in treating the sickness. All points of epilepsy are explored via those circumstances, from the occasionally complicated preliminary analysis to sufferer responses and remedy equipment. during this best-selling brief textual content, the writer additionally provides the teachings realized from those remarkable instances. one hundred ten complicated circumstances in Epilepsy turns out to be useful for clinical scholars, citizens and all wellbeing and fitness care practitioners, because the practices used to appreciate those instances might be utilized to different diagnoses to boot.

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Handbook of emotion, adult development, and aging by Carol Magai

By Carol Magai

The sphere of feelings examine has lately obvious an unforeseen interval of development and growth, either in conventional mental literature and in gerontology. The Handbook of Emotion, grownup improvement, and getting older presents a extensive assessment and precis of the place this box stands at the present time, in particular with regards to lifestyles direction matters and getting older. Written by means of a exclusive staff of contributing authors, the textual content is grounded in a lifestyles span developmental framework, whereas advancing a multidimensional view of emotion and its improvement and incorporating quantitative and qualitative learn findings. The publication is split into 5 components. half One discusses 5 significant theoretical views together with organic, discrete feelings, ethological, humanistic, and psychosocial. half on have an effect on and cognition discusses the position of emotion in reminiscence, challenge fixing, and inner perceptions of self and gender. half 3 on emotion and relationships expands at the position of emotion in sibling and parent/child relationships, in addition to relationships among pals and romantic companions, and the emotional response to interpersonal loss around the existence span. half 4 on rigidity, wellbeing and fitness, and mental overall healthiness treats problems with pressure and coping, faith, character, and caliber of lifestyles. the ultimate half on continuity and alter in emotion styles and character discusses emotion and emotionality in the course of the lifestyles span. a great reference resource for pros throughout a variety of disciplines, the textual content summarizes fresh vital advancements during this quickly starting to be region of psychology and proposes many new instructions for destiny examine. Key positive aspects * offers a biopsychological view on emotion in maturity from a lifestyles span context * provides the hot point of view on emotion in older adults actively engaged in emotion self-regulation * Describes the intimate connection among emotion and the constitution of character * Demonstrates a brand new standpoint on what emotion is, its significance around the lifestyles span, its connections with cognition, its function in interpersonal relation, and how it affects either balance and alter in maturity Illustrates the interpersonal nature of emotion * presents theoretically established, innovative learn from overseas authors * 5 components of insurance contain: * Theoretical views * impact and cognition * Emotion and relationships * tension, future health, and mental health and wellbeing * Continuity and alter in emotion styles and character assurance comprises: * 5 significant theoretical views, together with organic, discrete feelings, ethological, humanistic, and psychosocial * The function of emotion in reminiscence, problem-solving, and inner perceptions of self and gender * The position of emotion in sibling and parent/child relationships, relationships among neighbors and romantic companions, and the emotional response to interpersonal loss around the lifespan * problems with pressure and coping, faith, character, and caliber of existence * Emotion and emotionality through the lifespan

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Case Studies in Sleep Neurology: Common and Uncommon by Antonio Culebras

By Antonio Culebras

Sleep problems are more and more famous as a massive medical challenge, with major morbidity and substantial monetary significance. This compendium of case stories provides a various variety of events which problem the problem-solving talents of all these drawn to sleep problems, protecting either universal and strange situations. each one case starts with a scientific background, via exam findings and precise investigations and culminating in analysis, remedy and administration, with dialogue of differential analysis the place applicable. Focusing realization at the significant different types of sleep medication, together with insomnia, hypersomnias, sleep-breathing issues, parasomnias, circulate problems, circadian dysrhythmias and the neurology of sleep, this medical advisor promotes integrative considering and diagnostic ability. ancient and evaluate citations, illustrations and concise real-life tales stimulate reminiscence and facilitate studying. Written and edited through a global cadre of sleep execs, this e-book will tell and problem proven experts and supply a stimulating educating instrument for these in education.

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Harrison's Neurology in Clinical Medicine, 2nd Edition by Scott Josephson Stephen Hauser

By Scott Josephson Stephen Hauser

The authority of Harrison's in a convenient, full-color paperback committed solely to Neurology in scientific drugs "...continues to be an indicator paintings that offers a primary method of figuring out medical neurology and on the comparable time provides entire details on present pathogenic suggestions and new diagnostic and healing techniques which were brought into scientific practice....This e-book is very prompt for everyone attracted to scientific neurology. for college kids who haven't but obtained a lot publicity to sufferers with neurological affliction, it serves as a textbook that brings the constitution that they wish to appreciate neurology. for knowledgeable neurologists who're being faced with medical neurological difficulties every day, it serves as a solid, trustworthy, and up-to- date resource of knowledge that can't be equaled by way of the Internet."--Archives of Neurology four celebrity DOODY'S evaluation! "This new version presents an important replace, highlighting advances within the box which are of key medical value. Its caliber, association, and scientific relevance are striking. scholars and practitioners in neurology, psychiatry, and first care will locate it a priceless resource."--Doody's overview provider "...a successful name for any college-level overall healthiness reference collection....Over eighty questions and solutions and over 50 chapters written by way of physicians, make for a robust set of references and articles."--The Midwest ebook overview that includes the chapters on Neurology that seem within the landmark Harrison's ideas of inner drugs, 17e, this compact medical spouse promises all of the most up-to-date wisdom within the box, sponsored by way of the medical rigor and reliability that experience outlined Harrison's. you will discover insurance that displays the services of popular editors and individuals -- provided in a carry-anywhere structure that makes it excellent for the study room, the wards, or the purpose of care. With its ease of use, fundamental diagnosis-speeding directions, and acclaimed cutting-edge recommendations, Harrison's Neurology in medical medication is a needs to for college kids and clinicians alike. Harrison's Neurology in medical medication provides: present, whole assurance of need-to-know neurology issues, together with medical manifestations of neurologic disorder, ailments of the apprehensive procedure, persistent fatigue syndrome, psychiatric issues, and alcoholism and drug dependency Integration of pathophysiology with scientific administration subject matters in all of the disease-oriented chapters four entire chapters in print structure from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD eighty+ high-yield questions and solutions drawn from Harrison's rules of inner medication Self-Assessment and Board overview, 17e fifty two chapters written through physicians who've made seminal contributions to the physique of information of their parts of workmanship References which were up to date because the booklet of HPIM 17e The Harrison’s forte sequence is written by means of an identical world-renowned writer crew who introduced you Harrison’s rules of inner medication, 17e: Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

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Advances in Spinal Stabilization by L. Dade Lunsford, Brian R. Subach, Gerald E. Rodts

By L. Dade Lunsford, Brian R. Subach, Gerald E. Rodts

Dramatic adjustments in spinal stabilization have taken position within the final years and the velocity of swap keeps to speed up. This quantity is a wonderful reflect of the evolution of spinal stabilization. It brings jointly the most recent and so much entire reports in minimally-invasive and novel surgical ways and spinal stabilization innovations. Highlights in new biomaterials together with radiolucent, bioresorbable, and traditional titanium are mentioned by way of specialists. organic advances together with using bone morphogenetic protein in anterior lumbar interbody fusion in addition to computer-assisted image-guided surgical innovations are proven. The part on instrumentation and strategy represents the main updated advances in surgical process and administration of spinal problems. Illustrations integrated in every one bankruptcy rfile those very good papers. since it is a needs to for all surgeons acting spinal surgical procedure to maintain up to date during this fast paced box this publication is fundamental.

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Think Smart: A Neuroscientist's Prescription for Improving by Richard Restak M.D.

By Richard Restak M.D.

A number one neuroscientist and manhattan Times-bestselling writer of Mozart's mind and the Fighter Pilot distills the learn at the mind and serves up sensible, amazing, and illuminating strategies for keeping off neurological decline, cognitive functionality, and inspiring smarter pondering day after day. In imagine clever, the well known neuropsychiatrist and bestselling writer Dr. Richard Restak info how each one people can increase and tone our body's strongest organ: the mind. As a well known professional at the mind, Restak is aware that during the final 5 years there were interesting new clinical discoveries concerning the mind and its functionality. So he is requested his colleagues-many of them the world's prime mind scientists and researchers-one very important query: What am i able to do to aid my mind paintings extra successfully? Their surprising-and remarkably feasible-answers are on the center of imagine clever. Restak combines suggestion culled from state of the art examine with brain-tuning workouts to teach how contributors of any age could make their mind paintings extra successfully. within the similar obtainable prose that made Mozart's mind and the Fighter Pilot a brand new York occasions bestseller, Restak provides a big selection of sensible ideas a few number of subject matters, together with the an important position sleep performs in boosting creativity, the significance of honing sensory reminiscence, and the neuron- firing merits of definite meals. In imagine clever, the "wise, witty, and moral Restak" (says the Smithsonian establishment) deals readers priceless feedback for struggling with neurological decline that may positioned each reader at the route to development a more healthy, extra limber mind.

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Liars, Lovers, and Heroes: What the New Brain Science by Terrence J. Sejnowski, Steven R. Quartz

By Terrence J. Sejnowski, Steven R. Quartz

This fascinating, well timed e-book combines state of the art findings in neuroscience with examples from heritage and up to date headlines to supply new insights into who we're. Introducing the hot technological know-how of cultural biology, born of advances in mind imaging, desktop modeling, and genetics, Drs. Quartz and Sejnowski demystify the dynamic engagement among mind and global that makes us anything a ways past the sum of our parts.

The authors exhibit how our humanity unfolds in designated phases as mind and global interact on more and more complicated degrees. Their dialogue embraces shaping forces as historic as weather swap over millennia and occasions as fresh because the terrorism and heroism of September eleven and gives fascinating solutions to a few of our such a lot enduring questions, together with why we are living jointly, love, kill -- and infrequently lay down our lives for others.

The solutions, it seems, are magnificent and paradoxical: some of the noblest facets of human nature -- altruism, love, braveness, and creativity -- are rooted in mind structures so old that we proportion them with bugs, and those platforms shape the foundation in addition of a few of our darkest damaging qualities. The authors additionally overturn well known perspectives of the way brains enhance. We're now not the straightforward made of animal urges, "selfish" genes, or nature as opposed to nurture. We live to tell the tale by way of developing an creative internet of rules for making feel of our global -- a symbolic truth referred to as tradition. This we endow to later generations as our blueprint for survival.

Using compelling examples from historical past and modern lifestyles, the authors convey how engagement with the realm excites mind chemistry, which drives additional engagement, which inspires the improvement of cultural complexity. additionally they proportion provocative principles on how human improvement should be tormented by adjustments in our tradition. Their insights, grounded in technology and far-reaching of their implications, are riveting analyzing for a person attracted to our previous, current, and destiny.

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Neurology of the Newborn, 5th Edition by Joseph J. Volpe MD

By Joseph J. Volpe MD

The fifth version of this vital source captures the most recent insights in neonatal neurology in a wholly attractive, readable demeanour. international authority Dr. Joseph Volpe has thoroughly revised his masterwork from hide to hide, describing every thing from the main up to date discoveries in genetics in the course of the most recent advances within the analysis and administration of neurologic problems. He can provide all of the scientific counsel you want to offer modern day most advantageous deal with neonates with neurological conditions.Provides finished assurance of neonatal neurology, completely written by way of the field's founding specialist, Dr. Joseph Volpe - for a masterful, cohesive resource of solutions to any query that arises on your perform. makes a speciality of scientific overview and administration, whereas additionally reading the numerous medical and technological advances which are revolutionizing neonatal neurology. Organizes disease-focused chapters through affected physique zone for ease of reference.Offers entire updates from conceal to hide to mirror all the most up-to-date clinical and medical wisdom, from our most modern realizing of the genetic underpinnings of neurologic affliction, throughout the most up-to-date neuroimaging advances . . . state of the art instructions for assessment, prognosis, and diagnosis . . . and the latest administration ways for all types of neonatal neuropathology.Features a wealth of recent, top of the range photographs that trap the numerous advances in neonatal neuroimaging, together with quite a few MR pictures.

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