Provides a comprehensive update on therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders Describes the basic mechanisms of neurodegeneration, pharmacologic interventions for motor and non-motor symptoms, and surgical management Features summary tables and algorithms that serve as a quick reference guide for practical treatment decisions The expert guidance of recognised authorities will enable readers of this book to plan their patients’ care with greater confidence
Written by an international group of renowned experts, the Fifth Edition of this premier reference provides comprehensive, current information on the genetics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and behavioral and psychologic concomitants of all common and uncommon movement disorders. Coverage includes Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases, tremors, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, Huntington's disease, and ataxias. This edition features extensive updates on genetics, imaging, and therapeutics of Parkinson's disease, other parkinsonian disorders, and all hyperkinetic movement disorders. A bound-in CD-ROM, Video Atlas of Movement Disorders, demonstrates the movement and posture abnormalities and other disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and other neurologic disorders.
Movement Disorders are a group of neurological conditions that cause problems with movement - either unwanted movements, or slowness and poverty of movement. Parkinson's disease is the most common of these conditions, and affects approximately 1% of the population. The treatment is complex, but does work, and there have been many recent exciting developments in the field. This book aims to help neurologists and other doctors in the recognition and treatment ofthese important medical problems by using the popular concise format of the Oxford Handbook, text that is easy to understand, and a DVD with videos of people with different movement disorders.
In Surgical Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders, a panel of highly experienced neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neuropsychologists, and neuroanatomists join forces to create an integrated, cutting-edge survey all of the methodologies necessary for successful surgical treatment.
This is an up-to-date, multidisciplinary overview, covering the compete field of motor behavioural and behavioural motor disorders. After an introductory section with a.o. a timely review of pathology in abnormal protein aggregations, the aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic and differential diagnostic procedures, and conventional, pharmacotherapeutic and neurosurgical strategies of the various disorders are dealt with. Related non-motor behavioural disorders are also covered in this textbook, including psychogenic and psychiatric behavioural disorders, stereotypies, OCD, ICD and ADHD. This book is an essential practical source for all medical and allied health professionals dealing with movement disorder patients, but also for researchers seeking a comprehensive, in-depth overview.
by IRCCS Fondazione. Istituto Neurologico C Mondino
Movement disorders attack the part of the brain that controls our movements, they are a complex group of disorders, spanning all aspects of neurological illnesses. Such disorders are widespread, often destroying the independence of those affected. Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice provides a concise, practical overview of the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with these debilitating conditions, including a brief evaluation of ongoing clinical trials. Edited by two key international movement disorder experts, chapters cover Parkinson’s disease, Parkinsonian syndromes, dystonia, tremor, restless legs syndrome, an overview of other movement disorders. An accessible text for family practitioners, critical care and emergency doctors, neurologists in training, consultant neurologists and specialist nurses and allied health professionals working in the field.
Movement Disorders 4, the newest volume in the Blue Books in Neurology series provides you with rapid access to practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment on the full range of movement disorders. Emphasizes the vast array of pharmacologic therapeutics, backed by clinical trials of the past 15 years to help you determine the best and most up-to-date drug therapy. Provides the latest on hot topics such as frontotemporal dementia and Tourette’s and related disorders, keeping you up to date on today’s issues. Presents the surgical management of Parkinson’s Disease to help you determine when to recommend surgery and for which patients. Includes extensive comprehensive information on Parkinson’s so you can better diagnose and treat PD patients. Offers more clinical details on tremors, differentiating between PD and other movement disorders and the genetics of movement disorders so you can determine which movement disorder is present.