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Outcomes in neurological and neurosurgical disorders

Author: Michael Swash
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vital resource for informed decision-making on effective health care.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Swash
ISBN: 052144327X 9780521443272
OCLC Number: 36127174
Description: xvi, 612 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction: --
1. The measurement of outcomes of health care / Anthony Hopkins --
2. Definition and measurement of outcome / Ann Bowling and Charles Normand --
3. Cost-benefit analysis / Charles Normand and Ann Bowling --
4. Imaging of the nervous system / B. Schuknecht and A. Valavanis --
Part II. Vascular Disorders: --
5. Stroke / Julien Bogousslavsky, Marc Hommel and Claudio Bassetti --
6. Intracranial aneurysms and subarachnoid haemorrhage / Akio Morita, Michael R. Puumala and Fredric B. Meyer --
7. Cerebral arteriovenous malformations / Mark G. Hamilton and Robert F. Spetzler --
8. Spinal vascular malformations / Edward H. Oldfield --
Part III. Trauma to the Central Nervous System: --
9. Head injury J. Hsiang and L. F. Marshall / 10. Outcomes in spinal cord injuries --
Part IV. Tumours: 11. Extrinsic lesions of the CNS --
12. Outcome measurements for intrinsic brain and pituitary tumours / Edward R. Laws --
13. Spinal tumours / Jacques Brotchi --
Part V. Degenerative Disease: --
14. Multiple sclerosis / Alan J. Thompson --
15. Mechanical disorders of the spine / Howard L. Weiner and Paul R. Cooper --
16. Degenerative diseases in the CNS / Donald B. Calne and W. Koller --
17. Neuromuscular disease / W. J. K. Cumming --
18. Outcome of polyneuropathies and mononeuropathies / L. H. van den Berg, J. H. J. Wokke and F. G. I. Jennekens --
Part VI. Infections of the Central Nervous System: --
19. Bacterial meningitis / G. Urwin and R. A. Feldman --
20. Brain abscess / R. A. Feldman and G. Urwin --
21. Viral infections of the nervous system / Mohammed K. Sharief and Michael Swash --
Part VII. Epilepsy, Coma and Other Syndromes: --
22. Epilepsy: medical and surgical outcome / Teresa A. Tran, Susan S. Spencer and Dennis D. Spencer --
23. Post-traumatic syndrome, 'myalgic encephalomyelitis' / J. M. S. Space --
24. Outcome in coma / N. E. F. Cartlidge --
25. Syringomyelia / Bernard Williams --
Part VIII. Surgery for Movement Disorders and Pain: --
26. Neurosurgical treatment of pain syndromes / R. R. Tasker --
27. Neurosurgical treatment for pain: trigeminal neuralgia / Kim J. Burchiel and Kevin R. Moore --
28. Neurosurgical treatment for pain: spinal cord stimulation / Andrew Parrent --
29. Stereotactic surgery for movement disorder / R. R. Tasker --
Part IX. Rehabilitation: --
30. Neuropsychology: recovery after brain lesions / Ian H. Robertson --
31. Rehabilitation outcomes in neurological and neurosurgical disease / Derick T. Wade.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Swash.
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