About This Book
Information about Heart disease, Blood Pressure, Obesity and Diabetes
are easily available but it is not so for Diseases of the Brain and
Nervous System. This book is an effort of giving details of the Brain,
Nervous System and its diseases, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of
the same to the patients and their relatives.
Basic information about the Brain and Nervous System is given in chapter
No. 1. Thereafter detailed information is given about Neuro-Radiological
examination to confirm the cause of the underlying disease. Detailed
information about the major and generally known diseases of the brain
are given in the next seven chapters. Chapter No. 10 to 14 are designed
to give description about more challengeable diseases to the medical
science. Detailed information about Diseases of Spinal Cord is given in
chapter No. 15.Thereafter, information about less known but tragic and
crippling diseases is contained in chapter No. 16 to 20. Stress is a
well spread problem of the 21st century; detailed and scientific
information about the stress is given In the chapter no. 21. When the
disease is not well controlled with proper medication, treatment by
Surgery, whenever needed, is described in chapter No. 22. Information
about important Neurological medicines, their side effects and important
tips for hospitalised patients and their relatives are given in chapter
No. 23 to 24.
Description of diseases is made easy and interesting through necessary
illustrations & pictures. Certain medicines are popular by their market
names over and above generic names, hence this nomenclature has been
used here, so, that the reader can easily understand it.
It should be noted that detailed information given here is based on the
authentic and available standard material including texts and reference
books as on present date; however the process of research is
continuously going on in medical science.
Lastly, I pray the almighty God that this book will prove very useful to
the general public.
Dr. Sudhir V. Shah
“Neurology Centre”, 206-8, Sangini Complex,
Near Parimal Crossing, Ellisbridge,
Ahmedabad – 380006, Gujarat, India.
Phone No.91 – 079 – 6467052 & 6467467
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