By A.J. Larner

ISBN-10: 0387262148

ISBN-13: 9780387262147

ISBN-10: 038731217X

ISBN-13: 9780387312170

The Dictionary of Neurological indicators could be virtually to boot defined when it comes to what the ebook isn't, besides information about what it really is. The Dictionary isn't a guide for therapy of neuropathies. whereas many entries give you the most recent healing procedures, up to date treatments are usually not mentioned in bedside point element. The Dictionary isn't a board evaluate publication since it isn't really in Q&A layout yet may possibly simply serve in that potential on account that every one access is a reasonably whole picture of a particular disease or disease.

The Dictionary is an alphabetical directory of ordinarily proposing neurological ailments and problems designed to lead the surgeon towards the proper scientific prognosis. The content material is concentrated, problem-based, concise and functional. The based entries during this functional, scientific source offer a thumbnail of quite a lot of neurological indicators. each one access includes:

• definition of the sign
• a short account of the scientific procedure required to elicit the sign
• description of the opposite indicators which could accompany the index sign
• clarification of pathyophysiological and/or pharmacological background
• differential diagnosis
• short remedy details.

Where identified, the entries additionally comprise neuroanatomical foundation of the signal. The DICTIONARY offers useful, concise solutions to complicated scientific questions.

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These defects have been interpreted as a disturbance in selection of allographic forms in response to graphemic information outputted from the graphemic response buffer. - 19 - A Allokinesia References De Bastiani P, Barry C. A model of writing performance: evidence from a dysgraphic patient with an “allographic” writing disorder. Bollettino della Società italiana di biologia sperimentale 1985; 61: 577-582 Cross References Agraphia Allokinesia Allokinesia is a motor response in the wrong limb, or transposition of the intended movement to the contralateral side; the movement may also be in the wrong direction.

References Stone J, Zeman A, Sharpe M. Functional weakness and sensory disturbance. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2002; 73: 241-245 Cross References Babinski’s trunk-thigh test; Functional weakness and sensory disturbance; Hoover’s sign “Around the Clock” Paralysis - see SEQUENTIAL PARESIS Arthrogryposis - see CONTRACTURE Asomatognosia Asomatognosia is a lack of regard for a part, or parts, of the body, most typically failure to acknowledge the existence of a hemiplegic left arm.

N? N N ↓↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ References Basso A. Aphasia and its therapy. Oxford: OUP, 2003 Benson DF, Ardila A. Aphasia: a clinical perspective. New York: OUP, 1996 Caplan D. Aphasic syndromes. ). Clinical neuropsychology (4th edition). Oxford: OUP, 2003: 14-34 Damasio AR. Aphasia. New England Journal of Medicine 1992; 326: 531-539 Saver JL. Approach to the patient with aphasia. ). Practical neurology (2nd edition). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002: 27-39 Spreen O, Risser AH. Assessment of aphasia.

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