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Diseases of the nervous system

Author: Harald Sontheimer
Publisher: Amsterdam [Netherlands] : Academic Press, 2015. ©2015
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The study of the brain continues to expand at a rapid pace providing fascinating insights into the basic mechanisms underlying nervous system illnesses. New tools, ranging from genome sequencing to non-invasive imaging, and research fueled by public and private investment in biomedical research has been transformative in our understanding of nervous system diseases and has led to an explosion of published primary  Read more...
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Sontheimer, Harald.
Diseases of the nervous system.
Amsterdam, [Netherlands] : Academic Press, ©2015
xviii, 514 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harald Sontheimer
ISBN: 9780128004036 0128004037
OCLC Number: 1048427089
Language Note: English.
Notes: General Readings Used as Source.
Description: 1 online resource (533 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; IFC; DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I --
STATIC NERVOUS SYSTEMDISEASES; Chapter 1 --
Cerebrovascular Infarct: Stroke; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology; 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source; Suggested Papers or Journal Club Assignments; Chapter 2 --
Central Nervous System Trauma. 1. CASE STORY2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology; 4. Disease Mechanism/Cause/Basic Science; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source; Suggested Papers or Journal Club Assignments; Chapter 3 --
Seizure Disorders and Epilepsy; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology; 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT. 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source; Suggested Papers or Journal Club Assignments; Part II --
PROGRESSIVE NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES; Chapter 4 --
Aging, Dementia, and Alzheimer Disease; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology; 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source. Suggested Papers or Journal Club AssignmentsChapter 5 --
Parkinson Disease; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. CLINICAL PRESENTATION, DIAGNOSIS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY; 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source; Suggested Papers or Journal Club Assignments; Chapter 6 --
Diseases of Motor Neurons and Neuromuscular Junctions; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology. 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References; General Readings Used as Source; Suggested Papers or Journal Club Assignments; Chapter 7 --
Huntington Disease; 1. CASE STORY; 2. HISTORY; 3. Clinical Presentation/Diagnosis/Epidemiology; 4. DISEASE MECHANISM/CAUSE/BASIC SCIENCE; 5. TREATMENT/STANDARD OF CARE/CLINICAL MANAGEMENT; 6. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES/CLINICAL TRIALS; 7. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; Acknowledgments; References.
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Abstract:

The study of the brain continues to expand at a rapid pace providing fascinating insights into the basic mechanisms underlying nervous system illnesses. New tools, ranging from genome sequencing to non-invasive imaging, and research fueled by public and private investment in biomedical research has been transformative in our understanding of nervous system diseases and has led to an explosion of published primary research articles. Diseases of the Nervous System summarizes the current state of basic and clinical knowledge for the most common neurological and neuropsychiatric conditions. In.

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