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Cerebral Edema, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Cerebral Edema, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Cerebral edema is excess collection of fluid in the spaces of the brain. This pressure stop blood from flowing to the brain depriving the brain of oxygen. Causes: Injury Infections Tumors, High altitude Diagnosis: MRI brain Treatment: Steroid Oxygen IV Fluid Ventriculostomy Decompressive craniectomy Remove swelling
Neuropathic Pain (Neuralgia), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Neuropathic Pain, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions Neuropathic pain (neuralgia) is the sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or damage to the nerve Diagnosis: Trigger points for pain MRI of the skull and spine Nerve conduction Treatment: Painkillers Anti-convulsant e.g tegretol Antidepressant Injection anesthetic Surgery
Chiari Malformations, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Chiari Malformations, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases A Chiari malformation occurs when the lower part of the brain pushes down into the spinal canal during fetal development 4 types present: Type I mainly children Type II - spina bifida Type III & IV are rare, incompatible with life Hearing & dizziness are common Diagnosis: MRI brain Treatment: Surgery Pain relief
Nystagmus, (Rapid Eye Movements) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Nystagmus, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Nystagmus is a symptom seen as repetitive, involuntary to and fro oscillation of the eyes The involuntary eye movements of nystagmus are caused by abnormality in the brain areas controlling eye movements and balance Diagnosis: Spin test Romberg test MRI brain Electrooculography Treatment: Prisms Contact lens Anticonvulsant
Horner Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Horner Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Horner syndrome is caused by a disruption of a nerve pathway from the brain to the face and eye The signs are: Ptosis Miosis Anhidrosis Causes: Stroke Brainstem tumor Injury to nerve to face and eye Diagnosis: MRI brain Pharmacological testing with cocaine eyedrop Treatment: Cosmetic repair Treatment of the cause
Pseudobulbar Palsy, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Pseudobulbar Palsy, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Diseases Pseudobulbar Palsy (PBP) is when a person loses control of facial muscles and has trouble chewing or speaking caused by injury to neurons of brainstem Causes: Supra-nuclear palsy Motor neuron disease Symptoms: Dysphagia Paralyzed Tongue Diagnosis: MRI Electromyography Treatment: Anttidepressant Speech therapy Diet
Arachnoiditis, (Inflamed Arachnoid) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Arachnoiditis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Arachnoiditis is a pain disorder caused by the inflammation of the arachnoid, the middle layer of the 3 membranes of the meninges Causes: Chemicals Infection Trauma Symptoms are: Pain insects creeping on skin Tingling Diagnosis: CT and MRI scan Treatment: Pain relief Physiotherapy Psychotherapy Intra-thecal steroid inj
The Syrinx, (Syringomyelia) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes The Syrinx, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases The Syrinx is a cyst-like collection of cerebrospinal fluid that forms in the spinal cord As a syrinx enlarges it causes pressures and damages nerve fibers Causes: Birth defect Spinal injury & tumor Symptoms: Muscle function loss Pain down the legs Diagnosis: MRI brain Spinal CT scan Treatment: Physiotherapy Shunt system
Hydrocephalus, (Fluid in Brain) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Hydrocephalus, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Hydrocephalus is a disorder where there is excess accumulation of brain fluid This collection causes harmful pressure on the brain tissues Causes are: Inheritance Infection Tumor Symptoms: Unusually large head Headache Poor balance Diagnosis: CT, MRI,ultrasound Treatment: Shunt system Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
Friedreich Ataxia, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Friedreich Ataxia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Friedreich ataxia is the most frequent inherited ataxia (incoordination), a degenerative disorder affecting the nervous system, muscles and heart. Diagnosis: Unsteadiness Cardiomyopathy MRI brain & Spinal cord Genetic test Treatment: Physical and speech therapy Heart failure Arrhythmias Scoliosis Foot deformities
Williams Syndrome, (Happy Elf Syndrome) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Williams Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Williams syndrome is an inherited disorder affecting physical and mental development People with this disorder are as friendly, happy and pure as elves. The cause is micro-deletion of 28 missing genes Diagnosis: Typical elfin face Missing genes test Treatment: Behavior/Music therapy Reduce calcium Treat heart valve
Dysarthria, (Motor Speech Disorder) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
This book describes Dysarthria, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder with difficulty saying words due to muscle disorders such as the lips, tongue, vocal folds and diaphragm 1.Spastic 2.Flaccid 3.Ataxic 4.Unilateral upper motor neuron 5.Hyperkinetic/hypokinetic Diagnosis: MRI/CT scan Brain/nerve studies Treatment: Speech therapy Pacing Slow talk Breath
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is one of the most frequent inherited neurological disorders. It consists of genetic disorders that affect peripheral nerves. Diagnosis: Muscle weakness Reduced muscle bulk Sensory loss Treatment: Rehabilitation Enhance posture and balance surgical repair of deformities
Aphasia, (Difficulty Understanding) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Aphasia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Aphasia is a disorder caused by injury to the parts of the brain that are accountable for language production, causing difficulty understanding. Diagnosis is by: Tests of the ability to comprehend MRI of brain Treatment is by: Speech therapy Electronic communication aids e.g computer Brain stimulation methods e.g.TMS, tDCS
Huntington’s Chorea, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Huntington’s Chorea, its Treatments and Related Diseases Huntington's Chorea is a progressive genetic disease affecting basal ganglia featured by choreiform movements and mental deterioration due to deficiency of gamma-aminobutyric acid Diagnosis is by: Typical choreiform movements MRI -the caudate nucleus atrophy Treatment is by: Tetrabenazine Newer drugs e.g.,olanzapine
Sleep Deprivation (Sleep Deficiency), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Sleep Deprivation (Sleep Deficiency), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Sleep deprivation is a person not having enough sleep. Sleep deficiency has a wider implication, not sleeping well and poor quality sleep Sleep deprivation can cause: 1. Confusion, 2. Memory lapses 3. Irritability, Treatment to counter sleep deprivation is by: Enough sleep Good sleep habits
Guillain Barre Syndrome A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Guillian Barr Syndrome and Related Diseases. Guillain-Barre syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system causing symmetrical weakness of 2 or more limbs and mild sensory symptoms of less than 4 weeks. Treatment is by: Hospitalization IV immune globulin Plasmapheresis to remove antibodies Speech and Physiotherapy
Coma, (Unconsciousness) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Coma, Treatment and Coma Diseases such as Hypoglycemic Coma, Induced Coma, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Stroke. A coma is a state of unconsciousness where a person is unresponsive and cannot be woken. When a patient presents in coma, diagnosis and treatment begin simultaneously. Initial treatment is aimed at threat of life. Treatment depends on the type of underlying disorders.
Writer’s Cramp (Hand Dystonia), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Writer’s Cramp, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Writer’s cramp (a form of forearm and hand dystonia) is a disorder resulting from a focal dystonia that produces difficulty in writing. Prolonged periods of writing produce the cramping of hand muscles. The use of a keyboard instead of a pen may assist. The thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been helpful.
Neurofibromatosis 1, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder causing tumors in the skin, nervous system and skeleton. NF1 is the more common form of the neurofibromatoses Diagnosis is clinical and the biopsy of asymptomatic skin neurofibromas, Treatment is none or the excision of tumors that cause pain or loss of function.

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