Neurology and Neurosurgery

Neurological Symptoms

Consciousness and Unconsciousness

  • Types of Unconsciousness
    • Stupor
    • Coma
    • Vegetative State
    • Locked-In Syndrome
    • Brain Death
  • Causes of Unconsciousness
    • Hepatic Encephalopathy
    • Intoxications
    • Trauma
    • Metabolic
    • Drugs
    • Epilepsy
    • Syncope
    • Stroke

Infections of the Nervous System

  • Meningitis
    • Acute Bacterial Meningitis
    • Subacute Meningitis
    • Chronic Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
    • Acute Viral Encephalitis
    • Aseptic Encephalitis
  • Brain Abscess


  • Trauma of the Head
    • Prehospital Care
    • Emergency Room Care
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Trauma of the Peripheral Nervous System
    • Prehospital Care
    • Emergency Room Care
  • Long-Term Consequences of Neurologic Trauma

Delirium and Dementia

Seizure Disorders

  • Epilepsy

Neurologic Intensive Care Medicine

  • Intracranial Pressure

Cerebrovascular Disease


  • Intracranial Neoplasms
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms

External Links

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Section 16: Neurologic Disorders

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