Individual Author Record
Name: Harold KlawansPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: Died: 1998 in Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionHarold Klawans was born in Chicago. After graduating with an M. D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1962, Dr. Klawans became a neurologist and professor of neurology and pharmacology at Rush Medical College, in chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationHarold Klawans was an academic neurologist who also had a parallel career as a writer.
- Pharmacology of Extrapyramidial Movement Disorders, S. Karger, 1973
- Sins of Commission (Novel), Contemporary Books, 1982
- Textbook of Clinical Neuropharmacology (with W. Weiner), Raven Press, 1981
- The Medicine of History, Raven Press, 1982
- The Third Temple (Novel), Raven Press, 1983
Titles At Your Library
The pharmacology of extrapyramidal movement disorders (Monographs in neural sciences)
ISBN: B0006CB5LK S. Karger. 1973
Textbook of Clinical Neuropharmacology and Therapeutics
ISBN: 0881677973 Raven Pr. 1992 The revised, updated, and expanded second edition of this text places much stronger emphasis on therapeutics than its predecessor and provides state-of-the-art information on the pharmacotherapy of more than 40 neurological and psychiatric disorders. Organised along clinical lines, i.e. by disease entity, the book examines the pathophysiology of each disorder, details the mechanisms of action of the drugs used in treatment, and then integrates this core information in discussions of clinical pharmacology and practical therapeutic issues. Highlights of the second edition include introductory chapters on the principles of neuropharmacology greatly expanded and updated coverage of convulsive disorders, stroke, and transient ischemic attacks a new chapter on tardive dyskinesia and new material on HIV infection and other infectious diseases of the central nervous system.
The Medicine of History from Paracelsus to Freud
ISBN: 0890046840 Raven Press. 1982 This collection of essays and vignettes is a product of the author's lifelong interest in the history of neurology and medicine. The judicious choice of subject matter and readable style reflect Dr. Klawan's versatile talents as neurologist, teacher, medical historian, social observer, and narrator. The book encompasses a diverse range of topics such as neuroendocrine basis of the Emperor Maximus' political behavior, Sigmund Freud's explorations of cocaine, early case reports of Huntington's chorea, and the discovery of spectacles. A major theme underlying these essays is the role of the medical investigator as both participant in an reformer of his society's practices and prejudices. All physicians and historians will find this book fascinating, enlightening, and entertaining look at the evolution of the medical profession in its social context.
Sins of Commission
ISBN: 0809257610 Contemporary Books. 1982 A talented and unconventional doctor attempts to uncover the causes of the horrifying, unexplainable incidents that are terrorizing a midwestern hospital