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Two Books Co-Authored by Loyola Neurologist are "Highly Commended" by British Medical Association

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Two textbooks co-authored by Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Dr. José Biller have been named "Highly Commended" in the 2012 British Medical Association Medical Book Awards. The books are:

  • Evidence–based Management of Stroke. By José Biller and José M. Ferro; tfm publishing LTD, June 2011.
  • Localization in Clinical Neurology, 6th edition. By Paul W. Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu and José Biller; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, March 2011.

Evidence-based Management of Stroke reviews the evidence for both medical and surgical therapies as well as preventive strategies.

Sections examine the impact of various risk factors and special populations. There are sections on stroke after cardiovascular surgeries and special risks during pregnancy and childhood stroke.

Localization in Clinical Neurology provides a systematic approach to the anatomic localization of clinical problems in neurology. It offers clinicians a roadmap for moving from the symptom or observed sign to the place in the central or peripheral nervous system where the problem is. More than 100 illustrations demonstrate relevant anatomy.

Biller is chairman of the Department of Neurology of Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

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