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Neuromuscular Disorders

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A Symptoms and Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Author: Nicholas J. Silvestri
  • ISBN: 9780826171986
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: December 11, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 240 Pages
  • Language: English


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Description

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
  • Includes downloadable ebook for use on mobile devices or computer
Table of Contents
  1. Contributors
  2. Foreword By Gil I. Wolfe, MD
  3. Preface
  4. Interpretation of Tests Used in Neuromuscular Disorders By Diana Mnatsakanova and David Lacomis
  5. Acute Generalized Weakness By Simona Treidler and Yaacov Anziska
  6. Subacutely Developing Weakness By Mamatha Pasnoor, Mazen M. Dimachkie, and Richard J. Barohn
  7. Chronically Developing Weakness By Hans D. Katzberg, Ari Breiner, and Aaron Izenberg
  8. Episodic Weakness and Exercise Intolerance By Carolina Barnett and Charles Kassardjian
  9. Ocular and Bulbar Symptoms By Michael K. Hehir
  10. Neuromuscular Respiratory FailureBy Nicholas J. Silvestri, Karin Provost, and Daniel W. Sheehan
  11. Sensory Loss and Neuropathic Pain By Kelly G. Gwathmey and Nora Jovanovich
  12. Limb Pain By Andrew W. Tarulli
  13. Index
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