Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide, 2nd edition

Fundamentals of Neurology An Illustrated Guide 2nd edition

by Heinrich Mattle (Author), Marco Mumenthaler (Author)

The second edition of this practical guide provides a thorough introduction to the essential concepts of clinical neurology. Coverage includes history-taking; the neurological examination and ancillary tests; topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of typical syndromes; the diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, and muscles; epilepsy; and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis.

Central to the book are the lucid structuring of complex contents allowing efficient learning, even without prior knowledge of the subject; and the vital link between theory and clinical practice, with essential information on history-taking, the clinical examination, and additional tests, all supported by informative graphics and appropriate computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging studies.

Key Features:

  • Complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout from the first edition
  • Brilliant format and structure, making the assimilation of complex information easy and efficient
  • Clear color illustrations and graphics, many new or revised for the second edition
  • Comprehensive tables expand and organize information on many topics
  • Vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers

Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition, is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care.

Editorial Reviews


Presented in a highly readable format…The format of the book is very pleasing with excellent drawings, crisp charts, and easy-to-read summary charts. ..This short text provides an excellent synopsis for those wanting a review of neurology.–American Journal of Neuroradiology –This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

From the Back Cover

Fundamentals in Neurologypresents a thorough introduction to the underlying principles of neurology. It contains detailed discussion of the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of neurologic syndromes and diseases of the brain and meninges, cranial nerves, spinal cord, spinal nerve roots, peripheral nerves, including multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, as well as other myopathies and myelinopathies. Placing special emphasis on the importance of the clinical neurological examination, this text provides the clinician with the knowledge essential for the professional setting. More than 300 illustrations provide concrete, visual aids to complex subject matter. With an easy-to-access thumb index, tables, and shaded text boxes, this text speeds the medical student, post-graduate trainee, neurologist, or specialist through learning and review of key topics in neurology.

–This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: TPS; 2nd edition edition (January 17, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3131364521
  • ISBN-13: 978-3131364524



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