Neurology books

Free medical books on Neurology diseases: Signs, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
100 Questions and Answers about restless legs syndrome (PDF)

100 Questions and Answers about restless legs syndrome (PDF)

Author: Chokroverty, Sudhansu Published year: 2011 04 downloads

Numerous scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals and chapters in textbooks dealing with RLS in the last 20 years or so attest to the fact that RLS is a real neurological movement disorder severely impacting sleep and quality of life.

Restless legs syndrome-Willis Ekbom disease (PDF)

Restless legs syndrome-Willis Ekbom disease (PDF)

Author: Mauro Manconi/Diego García-Borreguero Published year: 2017 02 downloads

Despite few cases of partial or complete remission, idiopathic RLS is usually a chronic long-term condition with a longer duration for patients with an early onset of symptoms.

Restless legs syndrome: Diagnosis and treatment (PDF)

Restless legs syndrome: Diagnosis and treatment (PDF)

Author: William G. Ondo Published year: 2006 02 downloads

This book summarizes our current understanding of restless legs syndrome. The chapters cover all of the latest relevant restless legs syndrome science and pertinent related topics.

Polio (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics) 2nd Edition

Polio (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics) 2nd Edition

Author: Alan Hecht Published year: 2009 03 downloads

Millions of people, especially those who are poor and living in developing countries, are also at risk from disabling communicable diseases such as polio, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, and onchocerciasis.

Post-Polio Syndrome: Guide for polio survivors and families

Post-Polio Syndrome: Guide for polio survivors and families

Author: Dr. Julie K. Silver M.D. Published year: 2001 02 downloads

Polio, like smallpox, is one of those ancient diseases that is destined to have a modern ending. According to the World Health Organization, acute paralytic poliomyelitis, after a run of many millennia, will be eliminated from the world not only in our lifetime but most likely in the next few years. In this country, the history of polio is much shorter.

The healing power of the breath: Simple techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance concentration.

The healing power of the breath: Simple techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance concentration.

Author: Richard P. Brown/Patricia L. Gerbarg Published year: 2012 04 downloads

This book will introduce you to knowledge and modern research on stress reduction through breathwork that is just as relevant to health in modern life as it was in ancient times.

End the Insomnia Struggle: A Step-by-Step Guide

End the Insomnia Struggle: A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Colleen Ehrnstrom/Alisha L. Brosse Published year: 2016 05 downloads

Insomnia is a large-scale problem, with one in three people experiencing insomnia in their lifetime, and about one in ten US adults reporting insomnia that is severe and chronic (National Institutes of Health, 2005).

The Effortless Sleep Method: The Incredible New Cure for Insomnia and Chronic Sleep Problems

The Effortless Sleep Method: The Incredible New Cure for Insomnia and Chronic Sleep Problems

Author: Sasha Stephens Published year: 2011 04 downloads

Insomnia may seem almost to have a life of its own, an autonomous persona, or a self-sabotaging part of you over which you have no control; a monster, a possessing demon which taunts you by day and tortures you by night.

Evaluation of concussion and post concussion syndrome (PDF)

Evaluation of concussion and post concussion syndrome (PDF)

Author: Susan Strenkoski Published year: 2012 04 downloads

A blow to the head that results in an “altered state of consciousness”; represented by confusion; may or may not have unconsciousness; almost always some level of amnesia (memory loss): Post-traumatic amnesia / Retrograde amnesia

Bowen therapy for adult long term post concussion syndrome (PDF)

Bowen therapy for adult long term post concussion syndrome (PDF)

Author: Madeline McBride Published year: 2018 04 downloads

Because the damage to the body and brain was unique to each participant, it quickly became apparent that the selection of therapeutic procedures had to be customized to each participant.

Disorders of the Hand: Hand Reconstruction and Nerve Compression (PDF)

Disorders of the Hand: Hand Reconstruction and Nerve Compression (PDF)

Author: Ian A. Trail/Andrew N.M. Fleming Published year: 2015 06 downloads

The hand has been called an extension of the brain, and the sensory and motor performance of the hand is based on the adequate function of components in the peripheral as well as the central nervous system.

Nerve Compression Syndromes (PDF)

Nerve Compression Syndromes (PDF)

Author: Fulvio Vitiello Published year: 2008 08 downloads

Definitions, Radiculopathy, Mononeuropathy, Brachial Plexopathy, Sensory Supply to the Arm

Peripheral Neuropathy: When the Numbness, Weakness, and Pain Won't Stop (PDF)

Peripheral Neuropathy: When the Numbness, Weakness, and Pain Won't Stop (PDF)

Author: Norman Latov Published year: 2006 08 downloads

These nerves span the body, similar to wires in an electrical network, and connect the skin, joints, muscles, and internal organs to the brain and spinal cord, which make up the central nervous system.

Peripheral neuropathy (PDF)

Peripheral neuropathy (PDF)

Author: Peter D. Donofrio MD Published year: 2012 07 downloads

Clinicians in many areas of medicine are consulted by patients who have symptoms and signs of peripheral neuropathy. Those health care providers include neurologists, family physicians, internists, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, medical students, neurology residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Author: CurePSP Published year: 2018 03 downloads

We fund research that has the potential to lead us to treatments and a cure for (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) PSP and, ultimately, all other neurodegenerative diseases.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Therapy

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Therapy

Author: Dr. John C. Steele & others Published year: 1994 02 downloads

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized clinically by the appearance of a supranuclear gaze palsy and extrapyramidal features which include bradykinesia and axial dystonia.

Epilepsy surgery and intrinsic brain tumor surgery

Epilepsy surgery and intrinsic brain tumor surgery

Author: Konstantinos Fountas/Eftychia Z. Kapsalaki Published year: 2019 11 downloads

While neurosurgeons specializing in glioma surgery nowadays know about the mapping of brain function, they will not automatically know about the specific problems of epilepsy surgery related to intrinsic brain tumors. 

Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 13: Types of Tumors, Diagnosis, Ultrasonography...

Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 13: Types of Tumors, Diagnosis, Ultrasonography...

Author: Anna Maria Buccoliero/Other authors Published year: 2014 09 downloads

The contents are divided into six parts: types of tumors, diagnosis, ultrasonography, surgery, brain metastasis, and general CNS Diseases, for the convenience of the readers. 

The human brain book: An Illustrated guide to its structure

The human brain book: An Illustrated guide to its structure

Author: Rita Carter/Schizophrenia Published year: 2019 08 downloads

The structure of the brain is well known, but until recently the way it created thoughts, emotions, and perceptions could only be guessed at. Imaging technology has now made it possible to look inside a living brain and see it at work.