edited by Eelco F. M. Wijdicks, 272 pp, 71 illus, $95, ISBN 0-7506-7066-5, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.
There are few places more discomforting to the neurologist than a hospital ward or outpatient clinic filled with organ transplant patients. Unfamiliar medications are mixed into a cocktail of medical complications, often in the setting of an intensive care unit with limited time to make medical decisions. This books aims to inform neurologists and nonneurologists about the various illnesses and complications that can occur in such patients. Some portions of this book apply to critically ill patients in general, but it mostly refers to complications unique to organ transplant patients; hence the utility of this book.
Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients (Blue Books of Practical Neurology, vol 21). Arch Neurol. 2000;57(7):1082. doi: