First Aid for the Neurology Boards

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March 12, 2010


Paperback, 495 pages

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007149622X / 9780071496223


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The Insider's Guide to Acing the Neurology Boards-- Written by Physicians Who Passed!

Apply the proven First Aid formula for Neurology Board success!

"This is a nice, concise review of high-yield neurology and psychiatry topics focused on preparing for neurology board examinations. It can easily be read or reviewed in a short period of time, and the tables and graphics are also helpful. 4 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

First Aid for the Neurology Boards is a unique guide for success on the Neurology Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. You will find hundreds of frequently-tested facts based on feedback from students who just passed the exam along with mini-cases essential for oral board preparation.The books is written by recent test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you are studying the most up-to-date, relevant information possible.


  • Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnenomics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams
  • Covers must-know neurology AND psychiatry topics in one complete volume
  • Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible
  • Integrated mini-cases highlight frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations
  • Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification

The Content You Need to Excel on the Boards:
Guide to the ABPN Examination, Neurology Topics: Neuroanatomy, Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures, Epilepsy, and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatry Topics: Substance Abuse and Dependence, Delirium, Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders.

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Table of contents

Contributing Authors
How to Contribute
1. Guide to the ABPN Examination
2. Neuroanatomy
3. Neuropharmacology
4. Neuroimmunology
5. Neurodegenerative Disorders
6. Headache and Pain
7. Neuro-oncology
8. Neuro-ophthalmology and Neuro-otology
9. Stroke and Neurocritical Care
10. Neurological Infections
11. Neuromuscular Disease
12. Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics
13. Seizures, Epilepsy, and Sleep Disorders
14. Substance Abuse and Dependence
15. Delirium
16. Anxiety Disorders
17. Somatoform Disorders
18. Bipolar Disorder
19. Major Depressive Disorder
20 Primary Psychotic Disorders
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Author comments

Michael S. Rafii, MD, PhD
Director, Memory Disorders Clinic
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences
Attending Neurologist, Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's
Disease Research Center
University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, PHD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Neuromuscular Disease
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Series Editor:
Tao Le, MD, MHS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and
Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

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