This textbook is designed for use in medical and paramedical training and is also suitable for programmes in nursing, human movement sciences, and medical biology. It serves as a reference for doctors and paramedics such as physiotherapists in clinical practice. This 2nd edition was written parallel with the 19th edition of the Dutch textbook, that has been used in medical and paramedical curricula in the Netherlands and Belgium for many years. The authors used their broad experience in medical education and encorporated many comments of students to come to a practice-based textbook for the education of undergraduate students and young residents in Neurology.
It is in line with the most recent international thinking, guidelines and research findings in the field of neurology. The treatment guidelines used in Europe have been taken into account.
The reader is guided from basic concepts to complex physiology. The first eleven chapters are devoted to the basic neurological sciences and provide a glimpse of clinical practice. The ensuing nineteen clinical chapters are based on the illness model, thus giving the reader an overview of a large number of neurological disorders. Each chapter starts with a case study which provides a practical context for the theory. The textbook also includes many tables and diagrams to clarify the concepts discussed.
The Textbook of Clinical Neurology is also available online. Readers will find the entire content on the website, along with test questions, case studies, guidelines and other additional material.