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Neuromuscular Disorders Management and Treatment E Book

Neuromuscular Disorders  Management and Treatment E Book Book
Author : Tulio E. Bertorini
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-09-08
ISBN : 1437736408
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuromuscular Disorders presents a multi-disciplinary approach to the management and therapeutic treatment of the full range of neuromuscular disorders and resulting complications. Dr. Tulio Bertorini and a contributing team of the world’s leading authorities in the field provide the latest tools and strategies for minimizing disability and maximizing quality of life. Effectively treat your patients using the latest management tools and targeted therapeutic strategies. Manage all neuromuscular disorders as well as resulting complications through comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and evaluations, treatments, and outcomes. Apply the multi-disciplinary approach of an expert in clinical neuromuscular care and a team of world-renown contributors. Easily refer to tools for diagnosis, treatment algorithms, and drug tables included throughout the text.

Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice

Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice Book
Author : Bashar Katirji,Henry J. Kaminski,Robert L. Ruff
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-10-11
ISBN : 1461465672
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensive, thoroughly updated, and expanded, Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Second Edition encompasses all disorders of the peripheral nervous system, covering all aspects of neuromuscular diseases from diagnosis to treatment. Mirroring the first book, this two-volume edition is divided into two parts. Part one discusses the approach to neuromuscular disorders, covering principles and basics, neuromuscular investigations, and assessment and treatment of neurological disorders. Part two then addresses the complete range of specific neuromuscular diseases: neuronopathies, peripheral neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, muscle ion channel disorders, myopathies, and miscellaneous neuromuscular disorders and syndromes. Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is intended to serve as a comprehensive text for both novice and experienced practitioners. General neurologists as well as specialists in neuromuscular medicine and trainees in neuromuscular medicine, clinical neurophysiology and electromyography should find this book inclusive, comprehensive, practical and highly clinically focused. Additionally, specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, rheumatology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics will find the book of great value in their practice.

Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy Childhood and Adolescence

Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy  Childhood  and Adolescence Book
Author : Basil T. Darras,H. Royden Jones, Jr.,Monique M. Ryan,Darryl C. De Vivo
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-12-03
ISBN : 0124171273
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuromuscular disorders are diagnosed across the lifespan and create many challenges especially with infants, children and adolescents. This new edition of the definitive reference, edited by the established world renowned authorities on the science, diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in childhood is a timely and needed resource for all clinicians and researchers studying neuromuscular disorders, especially in childhood. The Second Edition is completely revised to remain current with advances in the field and to insure this remains the standard reference for clinical neurologists and clinical research neurologists. The Second Edition retains comprehensive coverage while shortening the total chapter count to be an even more manageable and effective reference. Carefully revised new edition of the classic reference on neuromuscular disorders in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Definitive coverage of the basic science of neuromuscular disease and the latest diagnosis and treatment best practices. Includes coverage of clinical phenomenology, electrophysiology, histopathology, molecular genetics and protein chemistry

Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders E Book

Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders E Book Book
Author : David C. Preston,Barbara E. Shapiro
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-11-01
ISBN : 1455744735
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Diagnose neuromuscular disorders more quickly and accurately with Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 3rd Edition! State-of-the-art guidance helps you correlate electromyographic and clinical findings and use the latest EMG techniques to their fullest potential. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Successfully correlate electrodiagnostic findings with key clinical findings for more confident diagnoses. Clearly see how to apply what you’ve learned with abundant case studies throughout the book. Obtain relevant clinical guidance quickly and easily with an accessible, easy-to-read writing style that’s both comprehensive and easy to understand. Ensure correct EMG needle placement and avoid neurovascular injuries by referring to more than 65 detailed, cross-sectional anatomy drawings. Diagnose many newly defined genetic neuromuscular conditions based on their electrodiagnostic presentation. Stay up to date with must-know information on iatrogenic complications of electrodiagnostic studies. Visualize key concepts more easily with a brand-new full-color design, new artwork, and new photographs. Access Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, along with more than 70 videos that allow you to see and hear the EMG waveforms discussed in the text, as well as a convenient "test yourself" module.

Acquired Neuromuscular Disorders

Acquired Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Corrado Angelini
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-05-25
ISBN : 3319295144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides state of the art information on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of inflammatory, autoimmune, and idiopathic neuromuscular disorders. The opening section discusses the differential diagnosis of acquired myopathies based on clinical, electrophysiological, muscle biopsy, and serological criteria, with special focus on the role of electromyography and antibody testing. Each of the relevant clinical entities is then discussed in detail, the coverage including, for example, myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, immune-mediated neuropathies, multifocal motor neuropathies, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, paraneoplastic neuropathies, and diabetic polyneuropathy. Clear guidance is provided on currently available treatments, with descriptions of the latest advances in physiotherapy, drug therapy, and respiratory care. Other features of this clinically oriented book are the inclusion of many illustrative case presentations and contributions by international authors from leading centers.

Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders

Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : David Hilton-Jones,Martin R. Turner,Martin Turner
Publisher : Oxford Textbooks in Clinical N
Release : 2014
ISBN : 0199698074
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'The Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders' covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with a particular focus on the most clinically relevant disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Anthony Amato,James Russell
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2008-05-25
ISBN : 0071641068
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Everything you need to know about neuromuscular disease-in one concise, full-color volume Neuromuscular Disorders is comprehensive in scope, yet concise enough to serve as a valuable point-of-care guide for your day-to-day clinical practice. Grounded by numerous reference sources and enhanced by the experience of two seasoned clinicians, this text provides a pragmatic approach to the evaluation and management of neuromuscular disease. Here, in a single source, you'll get an insightful look at both nerve and muscle conditions, ranging from motor neuron diseases to neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, and myopathies. The book opens with the clinical and laboratory approach to patients with neuromuscular disease, covering electrodiagnostic testing, nerve conduction studies, and muscle and nerve histopathology. With an emphasis on effective diagnosis and treatment, the substance of the text examines the full spectrum of specific neuromuscular diseases, giving you the “big picture” of the discipline in a way that no other text can match. FEATURES: Convenient coverage of both nerve, muscle and neuromuscular transmission disorders-both primary and secondary neuromuscular diseases Specific disease sections encompass the range of conditions likely to be encountered in clinical practice, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, radiculopathies and plexopathies, mononeuropathies, various polyneuropathies, toxic myopathies, and dozens more The very latest diagnosis and treatment recommendations and protocols based on the most recent clinical literature and research Well-illustrated with EMGs, histopathology, and clinical photos

Genetic Neuromuscular Disorders

Genetic Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Corrado Angelini
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-10-05
ISBN : 3319564544
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This updated and expanded new edition of a successful book describes genetic diagnostic entities of neuromuscular disorders. Neuromuscular syndromes are presented clinically either as a case study or as an overview from the literature, accompanied by text presenting molecular defects, and differential diagnosis. This collection of neuromuscular disorders features the differential clinical phenotypes related to each genotype and are representative of the whole spectrum of a genetic muscle disorder, helping the clinician and neuromuscular physician to make a diagnosis. Key points for each genetic disease are identified to suggest treatment, when available, or the main clinical exams useful in follow-up of patients. Genetic Neuromuscular Disorders: A Case-Based Approach is aimed at neuromuscular physicians and neurology residents.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Satish V. Khadilkar,Rakhil S. Yadav,Bhagyadhan A. Patel
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-12-28
ISBN : 9811053618
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a concise overview of the diagnosis and therapy of a wide variety of neuromuscular disorders, in tabulated form and with illustrative cases. Treating neuromuscular disorders calls for a sound, step-by-step clinical approach based on differential diagnosis and laboratory investigations. Yet to date, there has been no single, compact book that offers all the relevant information related to the management of these disorders. This book fills that gap, presenting the state of the art in the field and addressing practical problems together with their solutions. Each chapter covers disorder characteristics, clinical differentiating points, relevant investigations and their interpretation, available genetic testing, best management approaches and counselling. Illustrative cases provide valuable insights, while extensive tables and illustrations mean that information can be rapidly found.

A Video Atlas of Neuromuscular Disorders

A Video Atlas of Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Aziz Shaibani
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2014-09-25
ISBN : 0199393893
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first real cases video atlas of neuromuscular disorders that is supplemented with multiple-choice questions, and updates on the illustrated topics. It is easy to search and read. It is perfect for preparation to the neurology and neuromuscular boards and an excellent way to update the experts. By replacing the descriptive text with vivid illustrative videos, the reader will have more time to face the intellectual challenges of these cases instead of trying to build a mental picture of these cases first. Short and well-edited video clips from real clinic stories supplemented with challenging multiple choice questions, provides an excellent way to bridge the gap between overflow of information and short attention span. The chapters are arranged according the symptoms instead of diseases, yet, diseases are listed in the index if one wants to see all videos relevant to a specific disease. Close to 300 video cases* taken directly from a real neuromuscular clinic, illustrating a myriad of disorders and shedding light on their diagnosis, and treatment and giving updates about many of them provides an invaluable approach that should benefit any one who is interested in neuromuscular disorders which comprises more than 50% of presenting disease to general neurologists and even to general practitioners. Some rare diseases are also described, giving an opportunity for the new trainees to see them so that they can diagnosed them if they see them again which may not happen very often. *Due to size limitations, the videos are not included with any eBook version.

Neuromuscular Case Studies E Book

Neuromuscular Case Studies E Book Book
Author : Tulio E. Bertorini
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-05-14
ISBN : 0702038695
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this unique book, Dr. Bertorini guides you through more than 100 cases that demonstrate the diagnosis and management of a wide range of common and rare neuromuscular disorders. No other reference boasts such a large array of clinical studies devoted to all areas of this broad topic! Each case study reviews the etiologies, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and management of a particular disorder, helping you not only recognize its presentation, but also determine a diagnosis and the best treatment plans for your patients. You’ll also find expert guidance on the basic mechanisms of neuromuscular disorders, clinical examination, and diagnostic tests—including EMG, muscle biopsy, genetic testing, and more. More than 100 detailed case studies explore both common and rare neuromuscular disorders and the treatment protocols for each, equipping you with the knowledge you need to confidently manage any challenge. Each case includes a summary of important points or highlights of the study. Case studies are arranged either by complaint or by diagnosis so that you can successfully manage your patients with or without an initial diagnosis. Comprehensive coverage of EMGs and nerve conduction studies and other diagnostic tests, including muscle and nerve biopsies and genetic testing, helps you accurately diagnose nerve, muscle, and neuromuscular transmission disorders. Detailed discussions of treatment plans and commonly used drugs enhance your management of autoimmune disorders, painful neuropathy, dysautonomia, and other neuromuscular disorders. A reader-friendly format takes you step by step through the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, from the basic anatomy and physiology of the nerve and muscle through to clinical evaluation, diagnostic testing, and therapy. More than 350 high-quality illustrations, including full-color patient photographs, biopsies, and EMG tracings, make complex concepts easier to understand and apply.

Neuromuscular Disease

Neuromuscular Disease Book
Author : John H. J. Wokke,Pieter A. van Doorn,Jessica E. Hoogendijk,Marianne de Visser
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2013-03-07
ISBN : 0521171857
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A highly-illustrated, case-based clinical guide for diagnosing and managing adult neuromuscular disease, starting from the case-history to mimic clinical practice.

Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder

Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder Book
Author : Charlotte E. Thompson
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0195128435
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The author draws on her years of experience treating children with neuromuscular disorders to provide medical facts and practical advice on how to cope with the many challenges of parenting these children

Core Topics in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurointensive Care

Core Topics in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurointensive Care Book
Author : Basil F. Matta,David K. Menon,Martin Smith
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2011-10-13
ISBN : 1139499858
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Core Topics in Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care is an authoritative and practical clinical text that offers clear diagnostic and management guidance for a wide range of neuroanesthesia and neurocritical care problems. With coverage of every aspect of the discipline by outstanding world experts, this should be the first book to which practitioners turn for easily accessible and definitive advice. Initial sections cover relevant anatomy, physiology and pharmacology, intraoperative and critical care monitoring and neuroimaging. These are followed by detailed sections covering all aspects of neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care in both adult and pediatric patients. The final chapter discusses ethical and legal issues. Each chapter delivers a state-of-the art review of clinical practice, including outcome data when available. Enhanced throughout with numerous clinical photographs and line drawings, this practical and accessible text is key reading for trainee and consultant anesthetists and critical care specialists.

Neuromuscular Urgencies and Emergencies

Neuromuscular Urgencies and Emergencies Book
Author : Niraj Arora,Raghav Govindarajan,Saurabh Kataria,Premkumar Nattanmai Chandrasekaran
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-09-17
ISBN : 3030531457
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book functions as a practical reference for recognizing various patient presentations, signs, and symptoms that must be considered when treating neuromuscular disorders (NMD). It emphasizes the importance of recognizing these preexisting conditions as this can be crucial to treating patients properly with appropriate medications and procedures. Concise yet comprehensive, this 10-chapter guide analyses various neuromuscular weaknesses including respiratory and progressive muscle weakness. Chapters address the involvement of multiple organ systems in NMD, with specific attention to cardiomyopathy, cardiac arrhythmias, and dystrophinopathies. Discussions also address the challenges practitioners face when treating vulnerable demographics such as pregnant women and those with hyper metabolic conditions. Written by experts in the field, Neuromuscular Urgencies and Emergencies is an invaluable resource for neurologists, emergency medicine physicians, physician assistants, and the interventional neurologist. ​

Case Studies in Neuromuscular Disorders An Issue of Neurologic Clinics

Case Studies in Neuromuscular Disorders  An Issue of Neurologic Clinics Book
Author : Aziz Shaibani
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-08-28
ISBN : 0323697720
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of Neurologic Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Aziz Shaibani, is devoted to Case Studies in Neuromuscular Disorders. This issue is one of four selected each year by the series Consulting Editor, Dr. Randolph W. Evan. Articles in this issue include: Myotonia, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Advances in Clinical Genetics, FSHD New Diagnosis and Therapies, Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome, Diabetic Amyotrophy, ALS: Management Problems, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Myasthenia Gravis, Scapular Winging, Small Fiber Neuropathy, Myopathies, Distal Myopathies, Inflammatory Myopathies, Muscle Cramps, Misdiagnosis of IBM, and Immune Mediated Neuropathies.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Nicholas J. Silvestri
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2017-12-28
ISBN : 0826171990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuromuscular Disorders: A Symptoms and Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis and Treatment is a practical, evidence-based guide to diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders for clinicians. Taking a signs and symptoms approach to the myriad of muscle and nerve problems encountered in the clinic or on the wards, the book provides a roadmap for assessing and localizing weakness, pain, and other disease hallmarks, making an accurate diagnosis, and effective management. Neuromuscular Disorders features bulleted outlines for targeted access to key information and is peppered with useful tables and figures for quick reference. Chapters are written by neuromuscular specialists and are structured to cover the history, clinical investigation, differential diagnosis, and treatment for each disorder. Unlike other texts that begin with diagnosis and work backwards, this concise point-of-care reference starts with presenting complaints and findings to guide the reader along the diagnostic pathway. This approach is the foundation of neurologic practice, and this book will be a valued companion for anyone who suspects a neuromuscular pathology in a patient. Key Features A unique, practical reference for clinicians Symptoms and signs approach to the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders Delivers the need-to-know information for successfully identifying and treating both common and rare neuromuscular disorders Structured bullet-point format with tables, diagrams, and algorithms for quick access to essential content

Neuromuscular Function and Disorders

Neuromuscular Function and Disorders Book
Author : Alan J. McComas
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1483163067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neuromuscular Function and Disorders focuses on the various processes underlying disordered neuromuscular function. Topics covered include the nature of membrane defects in myotonia and familial periodic paralysis; the disorder of neuromuscular transmission responsible for myasthenia gravis and the various pseudo-myasthenic syndromes; and the disorders of Schwann cell function which cause demyelination. This book is comprised of 28 chapters divided into two sections and begins with a discussion on the normal anatomy and physiology of peripheral nerve and muscle. Included in the first section are descriptions of the ionic mechanisms responsible for the resting and action potentials of nerve and muscle; the sequential stages in neuromuscular transmission; excitation-contraction coupling; the sliding filament mechanism of myofibrillar shortening; and the morphological and functional properties of motor units. The neurophysiology of exercise and muscle fatigue is also considered, along with the nature of the trophic influences exerted by the motoneuron and muscle fiber upon each other. The second half of the book deals entirely with various diseases of peripheral nerve and muscle, together with diagnostic procedures and therapeutic management. A consistent theme in this section is the recognition of neural abnormalities in diseases hitherto considered as primary disorders of the muscle fiber. This monograph should be of value to neurologists, medical students, research workers, and students and research scientists in physiology, zoology, pharmacology, kinesiology, and physical education.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Rabi Tawil,Shannon Venance
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-07
ISBN : 1119973317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A new addition to the Neurology in Practice series, Neuromuscular Disorders provides a clinical guide to the challenging diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders. As a part of the series, various feature boxes are highlighted throughout. "Tips and Tricks" give suggestions on how to improve outcomes through practical technique or patient questioning. In addition, "Caution" warning boxes supply helpful advice on how to avoid problems and 'Science Revisited' boxes offer quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding the presented concepts.

Sleep Issues in Neuromuscular Disorders

Sleep Issues in Neuromuscular Disorders Book
Author : Raghav Govindarajan,Pradeep C. Bollu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-05-03
ISBN : 3319730681
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This concise text provides a quick reference to clinically relevant material in both sleep medicine and neuromuscular medicine. Divided into ten chapters, the book begins by laying the foundation for understanding sleep issues in neuromuscular disorders and moves on to offering an overview of sleep disorders in various neuromuscular conditions. Chapters feature practical advice in managing sleep issues, including an overview of noninvasive ventilation. The final part of the book provides useful tables, charts, pictures and flow charts for quick reference in sleep medicine and neuromuscular medicine. Filling a critical gap in the literature, this guide helps anyone treating neuromuscular patients understand the basics of sleep and neuromuscular disorders and its management.