Neurological disorders and pregnancy / edited by Alireza Minagar.

Contributor(s): Minagar, Alireza
Series: Elsevier insights: Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (xii, 205 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780123849120; 0123849128Subject(s): Pregnancy -- Complications | Nervous system -- Diseases -- Complications | Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects | MEDICAL -- Perinatology & Neonatology | Nervous system -- Diseases -- Complications | Pregnancy -- Complications | Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects | Krankheit | Nervensystem | Schwangerschaft | Nervous System Diseases -- therapy | Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis | Pregnancy Complications -- diagnosis | Pregnancy Complications -- therapy | Pregnancy Complications -- psychology | Female | Humans | PregnancyGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Neurological disorders and pregnancy.DDC classification: 618.3268 LOC classification: RG571 | .N48 2010ebOnline resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy / AH Maghzi -- Headaches during pregnancy / Deborah Elliott -- Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy / Dr Fernanda -- Silva from Brazil Stroke during pregnancy / Alejandro Rabinstein -- Neurology of preeclampsia and eclampsia / Roger E. Kelley -- Epilepsy and its management during pregnancy / John C. De Toledo -- Movement disorders and pregnancy / Natalia Schneider and Alireza Minagar -- Psychiatric illnesses during pregnancy / Nadejda Alekseeva and VAMC Shreveport -- Neuromuscular disorders and pregnancy / K. Rezania -- Sleep disorders and pregnancy / Ahmet Ursavas.
Summary: Timely diagnosis and management of neurological diseases during pregnancy poses major therapeutic challenges to neurologists and other non-neurologist health care providers. Pregnancy is a unique period in life associated with significant hormonal and other physiologic changes in female patients, which may trigger or alter the course of neurological and psychiatric disorders. In addition, many diagnostic procedures that can be performed in non-pregnant women are prohibited during pregnancy for safety reasons. Therapeutic decisions and management of a pregnant patient with neurological disorders heavily depends on the issue of the reasonable balance between the risks of no treatment versus active treatment for the mother and her fetus. This book provides a review of the latest findings in this field, giving the neurologist and non-neurologist the information they need to determine the best treatment. Neurological disorders covered include multiple sclerosis, stroke and epilepsy. Discusses how neurological disorders should be managed in a pregnant patient Includes contributions from leading authorities.
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Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy / AH Maghzi -- Headaches during pregnancy / Deborah Elliott -- Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy / Dr Fernanda -- Silva from Brazil Stroke during pregnancy / Alejandro Rabinstein -- Neurology of preeclampsia and eclampsia / Roger E. Kelley -- Epilepsy and its management during pregnancy / John C. De Toledo -- Movement disorders and pregnancy / Natalia Schneider and Alireza Minagar -- Psychiatric illnesses during pregnancy / Nadejda Alekseeva and VAMC Shreveport -- Neuromuscular disorders and pregnancy / K. Rezania -- Sleep disorders and pregnancy / Ahmet Ursavas.

Timely diagnosis and management of neurological diseases during pregnancy poses major therapeutic challenges to neurologists and other non-neurologist health care providers. Pregnancy is a unique period in life associated with significant hormonal and other physiologic changes in female patients, which may trigger or alter the course of neurological and psychiatric disorders. In addition, many diagnostic procedures that can be performed in non-pregnant women are prohibited during pregnancy for safety reasons. Therapeutic decisions and management of a pregnant patient with neurological disorders heavily depends on the issue of the reasonable balance between the risks of no treatment versus active treatment for the mother and her fetus. This book provides a review of the latest findings in this field, giving the neurologist and non-neurologist the information they need to determine the best treatment. Neurological disorders covered include multiple sclerosis, stroke and epilepsy. Discusses how neurological disorders should be managed in a pregnant patient Includes contributions from leading authorities.

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