Author By Michael R. Dobbs, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Preventive Medicine, and Graduate Center for Toxicology; Neurology Residency Program Director, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
Format Expert Consult ISBN 9780323070997 Copyright Year 2009
Clinical Neurotoxicology offers accurate, relevant, and comprehensive coverage of a field that has grown tremendously in the last 20 years. You'll get a current symptomatic approach to treating disorders caused by neurotoxic agents, environmental factors-such as heavy metals and pesticides-and more. Apply discussions of cellular and molecular processes and pathology to clinical neurology. Leading authorities and up-and-coming clinical neurotoxicologists present their expertise on wide-ranging, global subjects and debate controversies in the specialty, including Gulf War Syndrome.
New to This Edition
Provides a complete listing of neurotoxic agents-from manufactured to environmental-so you get comprehensive, clinical coverage.
Covers how toxins manifest themselves according to age and co-morbidity so that you can address the needs of all your patients.
Offers broad and in-depth coverage of toxins from all over the world through contributions by leading authorities and up-and-coming clinical neurotoxicologists.
Features discussion of controversial and unusual topics such as Gulf War Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, motor neuron disease, as well as other issues that are still in question.