Recognized for a practice-oriented approach to neurology based on the patient’s presenting symptoms or signs. This uniquely readable and concise book provides a strong foundation in basic neuroscience linking it to current approaches in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders. Features new relevant web sites and a glossary as well as extensive use of charts and tables.
A concise, readable presentation of the principles and methods of epidemiology for health professional students, including those studying medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. Text complements the study of biostatistics and includes patient profiles and exam-caliber questions. New to this edition: updates to tables, text and illustrations, plus a section on applying statistical principles of quality control to a physician’s practice.
Using the concept of medical narcissism the author examines both the psychological and biological factors involved when a physician decides not to disclose when a medical error has occurred.