The gold-standard text that has defined neurology – updated for today’s practice in full color The definitive text on the full-spectrum of neurology for decades, Adams and Victor's provides the treatment and management strategies needed to confidently handle both common and rare neurologic conditions. Written in a clear, consistent tone, this classic resource will meet the needs of the seasoned as well as the aspiring neurologist, neurosurgeon, internist, psychiatrist, pediatrician, emergency physician, physiatrist, and other clinicians who need comprehensive coverage of neurological problems. Although written from the perspective of the general neurologist, Adams and Victor's has been hailed as the most detailed, thorough, and authoritative text available on the subject. Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, Tenth Edition describes the various categories of neurologic disease and the main diseases that constitute each. This subject is introduced by a detailed discussion of the symptoms and signs of disordered nervous function, their anatomic and physiologic bases, and their clinical implications. A significant portion of the book is allotted to developmental and hereditary metabolic diseases, muscle diseases, and common psychiatric illnesses, along with the biologic facts that pertain to these disorders. Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology is logically divided into six parts: The Clinical Method of Neurology Cardinal Manifestations of Neurologic Disease Growth and Development of the Nervous System in the Neurology of Aging Major Categories of Neurologic Disease Diseases of the Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nerve, and Muscle Psychiatric Disorders The Tenth Edition is highlighted by the welcome addition of full-color photographs, expanded coverage of important subspecialties, and an increased number of tables and figures. Edition after edition, Adams and Victor's has stayed true to its original mission: to provide a well-written, readable text with an emphasis on the disciplined presentation of clinical data and on lucid descriptions of the underlying disease process. Allan Ropper, MD; Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP; and Joshua P. Klein, MD (Boston, MA) are affiliated with Harvard Medical School.