Drugs in Neurology

ISBN : 9780199664368

Sathiji Nageshwaran; Anthony Dickenson; Heather Wilson; David Ledingham
680 Pages
100 x 180 mm
Pub date
Jan 2017
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Part of the Drugs in series, this book provides an easily accessible pocket-sized guide to the use of medications when treating patients with neurological ailments. Drugs in Neurology covers the breadth of medications used in modern neurology, including each drug's indications, contra-indications, side-effects and important interactions. The underlying pharmacology also feature (where known). Practical aspects related to prescribing and therapeutic drug monitoring are covered and based on the most up-to-date evidence-based guidance. Each drug monograph contains a small section drawing on the wisdom of the senior contributors of each chapter with regards to using the medication.


Section 1: Clinical conditions
1 Ayesha Ejaz and Bal Athwal: Headache
2 David Ledingham, Sathiji Nageshwaran, and Diego Kaski: Vertigo
3 David Ledingham and Philip N. Patsalos: Epilepsy
4 Philip Xiu, Aravindhan Baheerathan, and David Werring: Cerebrovascular disease
5 Peter Arthur-Farraj and Anthony Dickenson: Neuropathic pain
6 Sam Shribman and Heather Wilson: Neuroinflammatory disorders of the CNS
7 Sam Shribman and Heather Wilson: Disorders of peripheral nerves and motor neuron disease
8 Sebastian M. Toescu and Chris Turner: Disorders of muscle and neuromuscular junction
9 Sathiji Nageshwaran and Christos Proukakis: Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonism
10 Sathiji Nageshwaran and Susan Perlman: Hyperkinetic movement disorders
11 Saiji Nageshwaran and Peter Garrard: Dementia
12 Samuel Walker and Gerard Davies: Spasticity
13 David Ledingham and Jeremy Rees: Neuro-oncology
14 David Ledingham, Omar Abdel-Mannan, and Sofia Eriksson: Sleep disorders
15 Heather Wilson, David Ledingham, Arjun Chandna, and Christopher P. Conlon: Neurological infection
16 Menelaos Pipis and Heather Wilson: Metabolic disorders
17 Meher Lad and Jalesh N. Panicker: Uro-neurology
18 Sathiji Nageshwaran, Heather Wilson, and David Ledingham: Drugs causing neurological disease
Section 2: A-Z of neurological drugs

About the author: 

Sathiji Nageshwaran is Wellcome Trust Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Fellow at Imperial College London, and Honorary Clinical Fellow in Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. ; David Ledingham is Neurology Registrar at the Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle Upon Tyne.; Heather C. Wilson is Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Royal Free London NHS Trustat in London. She is also Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London.; Anthony Dickenson is Professor of Neuropharmacology, Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at University College in London.

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