Recommended Reading

Books

Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook, second edition, is a fully revised and updated companion that demonstrates the rapid pace of advancement within clinical neurology and applied neurosciences. It provides a comprehensive and practical overview of current developments within clinical neurology, synthesising clinical neurology with translational research . It is expertly edited and written by neurologists, neuroscientists and neurosurgeons working at Queen Square, advised by an distinguished International Editor team to present a global perspective. This is the recommended book for anyone who is sitting the neurology SCE, and answers to exam questions are often found in this book!

Movement disorders is a complex field in neurology and clinical phenomenology is usually the first step in differential diagnosis. Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders, written by Drs. Stanley Fahn and Joseph Jankovic, provides a comprehensive overview of this field, and the complementary DVD with high-quality video clips help readers to recognise the clinical phenomenology. It contains concise clinical information and the scientific basis of all major aspects of movement disorders. This book is very well-written, and in a reader-friendly style.

The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account current developments in the investigation and treatment of neurological disorders. It retains a clinical focus, emphasizing the basic skills of history taking and neurological examination throughout. This edition presents expanded coverage of neurophysiology and motor neurone disease. Authored and edited by leading figures in neurology, this book is an indispensable introduction to the field of clinical neurology, for use in training and study as well as in the clinical setting.

Long considered the field's gold-standard text, Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology provides the very latest treatment and management strategies needed to confidently handle both common and rare neurologic conditions. Presented in full color, this classic resource meets the needs of the seasoned professional or the aspiring clinician, and has been hailed as the most detailed, thorough, and authoritative text on the subject. The latest scientific research is included in just the right amount of detail to serve as a clinical reference or a starting point for additional learning

Warlow's Stroke: Practical Management, 4th Edition takes a problem-oriented approach and addresses the questions posed by a stroke patient in the order they are likely to present in clinical practice, for instance, 'Is it a stroke?', 'What sort of stroke?', 'What caused it?', and 'What can be done about it?This edition follows clinical workflow for stroke analysis, features evidence-based approach throughout, dffers practical application aimed at improving patient outcome and is written and edited by internationally renowned experts in the field.

Journals

The essential point of Practical Neurology is that it is practical in the sense of being useful for everyone who sees neurological patients and who wants to keep up to date, and safe, in managing them. In other words this is a journal for jobbing neurologists. Questions for the exam often come from articles in this journal. We recommend reading every issue in the last 3 years, at the very least!

Neurology: Clinical Practice focuses on the day-to-day needs of practicing neurologists. Regular features include: approaches to the patient with various neurological conditions; case-based articles on ethical issues; "Five New Things" updates on diseases and disorders; office-based issues and practice management tips; and health policy discussions.

Continuum is the official CME journal of the American Academy of Neurology. It is an in-depth clinically oriented review journal for the practicing neurologist, residents and fellows, advanced practice providers, and neurology professionals. Written by authors who are experts in their field, each bimonthly issue contains up-to-date knowledge around a single topic area in neurology. The goals of Continuum include disseminating timely review articles in a lively, interactive format; fostering self-assessment and lifelong learning skills; encouraging critical thinking; and strengthening and improving patient care.

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