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Editors: GianPietro Sechi (Neurological Clinic, Univ. of Sassari, Italy)
Book Description:
This new book is the first comprehensive reference to the relationship between a myriad of drugs commonly used in neurology, psychiatry and internal medicine, and the occurrence of acute or sub-acute encephalopathy. In 12 chapters, highly-skilled, well-known experts in the field discuss the determinants, natural courses, genetics, pathophysiology and treatment of most of the drug related encephalopathies which have relevance in clinical practice. This text provides new insights on the use of drugs and is an essential source of assistance for neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, other clinicians and trainees at all levels who treat neurological patients.

Table of Contents:

(GianPietro Sechi; University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy)

1. Drug Related Hyperthermic Encephalopathies; pp.5-54
(GianPietro Sechi, Virgilio Agnetti, Giovanni Antonio Cocco, Paola Galistu, Paulus Kay Stephen; Univ. of Sassari, Sassari, Italy)

2. Encephalopathies Related to Antiepileptic Drugs; pp.55-146
(Davide Corda, Deiana Giovanni, Barrocu Marianna, Piluzza M. Giovanna, GianPietro Sechi; University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy)

3. Ethanol Related Encephalopathies; pp.147-182
(Izuru Matsumoto, Kimberley Kaufman, Haruka Matsuda-Matsumoto, Mohammed Kasher, Clive Harper; Discipline of Pathology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)

4. Antimicrobial Agent-Induced Encephalopathy; pp.183-226
(Dong Wook Kim, SangYun Kim; Department of Neurology; Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea)

5. Encephalopathies Related to Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs; pp.227-260
(Virmani A, Schmued L, Gaetani F, Ali SF, Binienda ZK; Sigma-Tau HealthScience, Pomezia, Italy; National Center for Toxicological Research/FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA)

6. Cancer Chemotherapy Related Encephalopathies pp.261-292
(Walter S. Bartynski, Frank S. Lieberman; Departments of Radiology and Neurology, Presbyterian University Hospital, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA, USA)

7. Drug-Related Posterior Leukoencephalopathy; pp.293-322
(Dimitri Renard, Rik Vandenbergh; Departments of Neurology, CHU Montpellier, Montpellier, France; Universitair Ziekenhuis Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium)

8. Steroid Encephalopathy: Steroid Psychosis and Dementia; pp.323-362
(Owen M. Wolkowitz, Sonia J. Lupien, Erin D. Bigler, Victor I. Reus; Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA; University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

9. Encephalopathies Related to Exogenous and Endogenous Benzodiazepines pp.363-410
(Ron Granot; Institute of Neurosciences, Price of Wales Hospital and
University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia)

10. Encephalopathies Related to Unconventional Therapies; pp.411-426
(Surya K. Karri, Robert B. Saper, Stefanos N. Kales; Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA)

11. Approach to Reye and Reye-like Syndromes; pp.427-442
(Hugo P. Van Bever, Stacey KH Tay; Department of Paediatrics, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

12. Neuroimaging in Drug Related Encephalopathies; pp.443-462
(Augusto Parra; Neuroscience Critical Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008, 4th Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-745-8
   Status: AV
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