New PDF release: Case Files Neuroscience (2nd Edition)

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Experience with medical circumstances is vital to excelling at the USMLE Step 1 and shelf assessments, and eventually to supplying sufferers with powerfuble medical care. Case records: Neuroscience offers forty nine true-to-life instances that illustrate crucial recommendations during this box. each one case comprises an easy-tounderstand dialogue correlated to crucial easy technology innovations, definitions of keywords, neuroscience pearls, and USMLE-style evaluate questions.

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Larrey, 1817, vol. 4, pp. 139–140) 39 40 CHAPTER 3 Meningitis: Cultural Beliefs and Fictional Reflections Hammond explained the outbreak of the disease in Napoleon’s army, which in his opinion most likely was epidemic meningitis, in the following way: “This result was probably due to the operation of many causes besides prolonged exposure to a low temperature, among which the sudden removal of the mental tension maintained by the exigencies of the situation in which the army was placed, was not the least” (Hammond, 1876, p.

When he opened his eyes . . the pupils were so enormously dilated that there was hardly any iris left. (Huxley, 1956, pp. 419–420) The tragic finale appears to become a new standard for literary portrayals of meningitis in accord with the pessimistic prognosis of the disease. Not surprisingly, all four boys die at the ends of the stories. The description of the last hours of Pierre’s illness by Hesse is incredibly graphic and painful: In an instant Veraguth was out of the door and in Pierre’s room..

From what he wrote, however, there are also problems with this diagnosis. ” She could hardly walk, her limbs were failing one by one, and her speech was problematic. ” This is certainly not typical of a stroke. And what do you think of the scene where she suddenly appears to be able to move a previously paralyzed limb? What might be wrong with Mme Raquin? Is this a description of a brain stem stroke, or could it also be a tumor, ALS, or a conversion disorder? Zola does not give us the answer. How could he?

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