Neurology is one of the most important subjects in medicine, Internal Medicine, and Clinical practice. In this course, Dr. Tarek Abdelhamid MD.D.; Master’s Degree (Medical Education) explains with easy and beautiful illustrations the main topics of the field of Neurology.
These include- but are not limited to:
Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attacks, Cerebrovascular insufficiency, TIAs, Alzheimer’s disease, Dementias, Parkinson’s disease, Epilepsy, Multiple sclerosis, Motor neuron disease, Migraine. In addition,the following topics are explained, Headache, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Ataxia, Facial palsy, Bell’s palsy, Trigeminal neuralgia, Chorea.
Myopathy, Myasthenia gravis, Pyridostigmine, MAOI. Anticholinergics, and Furthermore, the lectures include Brain tumors, EMG, EEG, Status epilepticus, Polyneuropathy. Peripheral neuritis, Prolapsed disc, Herniated disc, Carotid insufficiency, Vertebrobasilar insufficiency.
Other topics include
Other topics include Carotid endarterectomy, Convulsions (Seizures). Different medications that are used in the field of neurology are also explained such as Antiepileptic drugs, Topiramate, Topiramate Ethosuximide, Zarontin, Clorazepate, Diazepam, Valium, Luminal, Phenobarbital.
Types of Strokes such as hemorrhagic, ischemic, thrombotic, and embolic strokes are explained in detail.Several types of ataxias, including ataxia-telangiectasia (AT), episodic ataxia, Friedreich’s ataxia, multiple system atrophy (MSA), and spinocerebellar ataxia are also mentioned.Chorea and its types such as Huntington’s Disease and Rheumatic chorea are described.Risk factors of Ischemic strokes such as High blood pressure
Atherosclerosis or carotid artery disease:
Atrial fibrillation, High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol or low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, a sedentary lifestyle (lack of physical activity can lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and being overweight), being overweight or obese, An unhealthful diet such as consuming too many saturated or trans fats and foods high in cholesterol, sodium, and sugar, being over 55 years of age are also explained.
Radiological investigations in Neurology are essential components of teaching. These include brain MRI, brain CT scan, CSF analysis, Skull X-Ray, and others.
Several medical textbooks have been used to prepare lectures. These include – but are not limited to:
DeJong’s The Neurologic Examination 8th Edition, Kindle Edition
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2022 61st Edition
- Lectures 47
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- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
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