Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurological practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific neurological issues and disorders. This is also a valuable tool for the general practitioner seeking to understand the neurological aspects of their medical practice. Completely revised with new chapters covering metastatic disease, bladder disease, psychogenic disorders, dementia, and pre-operative and post-operative care of patients with neurological disorders, this new edition will again be the go-to reference for both neurologists and general practitioners. * The standard authoritative reference detailing the relationship between neurology and general medicine. *100% revised and updated with several new chapters * Well illustrated, with most illustrations in full color Dr. Michael J. Aminoff is an internationally recognized neurologist and expert in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease at UCSF Medical Center. His work focuses on particular aspects of Parkinson's disease, including movement and cognitive issues, such as disturbances to memory, perception and judgment. Aminoff is executive vice chair of Neurology and director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic. He also is involved in treating and studying epilepsy and other movement disorders. Aminoff graduated with honors from University College in London in 1962 and from the University College Hospital Medical School in 1965 in the United Kingdom. He completed post-doctoral training in London teaching hospitals. He joined UCSF Medical Center in 1974. In 2000, Aminoff was awarded a doctorate in science from the University of London. He is board certified in three specialties - electrodiagnostic medicine, clinical neurophysiology and neurology. Aminoff is the editor and chief of Muscle and Nerve, a major medical journal; serves on several medical and scientific editorial boards; and has authored nearly 200 research publications and numerous books. Dr, Aminoff is also the lead Series Editor for the Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Elsevier.