Gale / Cengage Learning
"The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, 2nd Edition is a two-volume set designed for allied health students, patients, and the general public. This title offers the user a comprehensive collection of interrelated articles on a wide range of neurological topics for a ""one-stop"" approach to finding answers. The collection of entries covers neurological disorders ranging from the obscure and rare to the common and well-known (including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, etc.). The encyclopedia also includes entries on related medications and drug classes, patient and caregiver support, as well as background articles on brain and nervous system anatomy and function.
Baker & Taylor
"A two-volume set designed for allied health students, patients, and the general public. The collection of alphabetically arranged entries covers rare and well-known neurological disorders, related medications and drug classes, patient and caregiver support, as well as background articles on the brain and nervous system anatomy"--
Designed for the non-specialist, this substantial, thoughtfully compiled two-volume reference contains nearly 400 entries on diseases, syndromes, drugs, treatments, therapies, and diagnostic equipment. Each entry provides a definition, description, demographics, causes and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and rehabilitation, and in the case of drugs, precautions, side effects, interactions, recommended dosage, and purpose. Lists of resources and key terms are included with each entry. A sampling of topics includes acupuncture, autism, beriberi, dizziness, encephalopathy, hearing disorders, multifocal motor neuropathy, plexopathies, Wallenberg syndrome, and Wilson disease. The text is clear and accessible, with entries organized in outline form, cross-referenced terms in bold type, and helpful illustrations in color. The contributors are physicians, medical writers, researchers, and nurses in the US, the UK, and Brazil. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)