The book presents and exhaustive exposition of the prevalence and management of neurological disorders in India. It comprehensively covers various infections – viral, bacterial, prions and parasitic. It also covers epilepsy, vascular diseases, degenerative and environmental diseases, nutritional deficiency disorders, paediatric neurology, imaging of CNS infections, and other disorders of the nervous system.
Each chapter begins with a shot historical account of the disease, followed by a critical evaluation of the epidemiological and/or hospital based data. This is then compared with the data of other global populations. A clinical description of the disease is then presented and variations in India from the standard description are highlighted. The chapter then discusses the related pathology, basic mechanism and patient management, and suitable emphasizes the specific variations in India.