Authors Preface I. NEUROLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS 1. Electroencephalography, Tina Shih 2. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, & Evoked Potentials, Dora Leung 3. Neuroradiology, John P. Loh II: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS 4. Coma, John C.M. Brust 5. Aphasia, Apraxia, & Agnosia, John C.M. Brust 6. Hearing Loss & Dizziness, Jack J. Wazen, Soha N. Ghossaini, & Benjamin Wycherly 8. Headache & Facial Pain, Mark W. Green 9. Dementia & Memory Loss, Karen Marder (editor), Karen Bell, Jennifer L. Williamson, Sarah C. Janicki, Lawrence S. Honig, Nikolaos Scarmeas, James M. Noble, & Clinton B. Wright 10. Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Stroke, Brian-Fred M. Fitzsimmons & Marc Lazzaro 11. Cerebrovascular Disease: Hemorrhagic Stroke, Richard A. Bernstein 12. Central Nervous System Neoplasms, Christopher E. Mandigo & Jeffrey N. Bruce 13. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes, Lakshmi Nayak, Alfredo D. Voloschin, & Andrew B. Lassman 14. Trauma, Katja E. Wartenberg & Stephan A. Mayer 15. Movement Disorders, Amanda Deligtisch, Blair Ford, Howard Geyer, & Susan B. Bressman 16. Ataxia & Cerebellar Disease, Claire Henchcliffe 17. Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases, Bruce A.C. Cree 18. Nontraumatic Disorders of the Spinal Cord, Olajide Williams & Michelle Stern 19. Peripheral Neuropathies, Clifton Gooch & Tanya Fatimi 20. Motor Neuron Diseases, Michio Hirano 21. Autonomic Disorders, Louis H. Weimer 22. Myasthenia Gravis & Other Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction, Shanna Kathlyn Patterson, Petra Kaufmann, & Marisa Schiller Sosinsky 23. Disease of Muscle, Olajide Williams 24. Mitochondrial Diseases, Michio Hirano 25. Neurologic Intensive Care, Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez & Alan Z. Segal 26. Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections of the Nervous System, Barbara S. Koppel & Todd Hayano 27. Viral Infections of the Nervous System, Jeffrey Sevigny, Jennifer Frontera, & James M. Noble 28. HIV Neurology, Ned Sacktor, Jeffrey Rumbaugh, Jeffrey Sevigny, & Lydia B. Estanislao 29. Prion Diseases, Lawrence S. Honig 30. Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics, John C.M. Brust 31. Sleep Disorders, Anne Helena Remmes 32. Systemic & Metabolic Disorders, Cheryl A. Jay 33. Alcoholism, John C.M. Brust 34. Drug Dependence, John C.M. Brust 35. Psychiatric Disorders, Eric R. Marcus 36. Neurologic Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence, Claudia A. Chiribaga & Marc C. Patterson Index
John C.M. Brust, MD Professor of Clinical Neurology College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Director, Department of Neurology Harlem Hospital Center New York. New YorkJohn Brust is listed in The Best Doctors in America. A world-renown authority on substance abuse and stroke, Dr. Brust is the recipient of several honors, including the Lewis P. Rowland Award for Excellence in Residency Teaching at Columbia University and the Charles Bomfalk Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at Columbia University.He is the author of over 200 publications on topics that include disorders of music and language, alcoholism, drug abuse, stroke, epilepsy, nutritional disease, and health care delivery. His books include Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse and our own The Practice of Neural Science. He is a frequent speaker at neurological conferences and is an editor or reviewer of numerous journals, including Editor-in-Chief of Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.