Daniel B. Hier, MD
Hier DB. Disorders of Mental Status: Dementia, Encephalopathy, Coma, Syncope. Ann Intern Med. 1998;129:340. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-129-4-199808150-00031
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(4):340.
Disorders of Mental Status: Dementia, Encephalopathy, Coma, Syncope; Misulis KE. 303 pages. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1998. $40.00. ISBN 0750699884. Order phone 800-366-2665.
Field of medicine: Neurology.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Neurologists and internists.
Purpose: To facilitate the diagnosis and management of mental status disorders.
Content: This pocket-sized book is divided into three sections that cover evaluation of mental status, disorders of mental status, and management issues. The section on disorders of mental status addresses four major clinical presentations: coma, encephalopathy, syncope, and dementia. In this context, the author reviews the effects of hypoxia, stroke, metabolic disorders, seizures, hydrocephalus, and degenerative disease.
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