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Neuromuscular Disorders: Treatment and Management

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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…in print and online at expertconsult.com.

Audience

Neurology

Hardbound, 472 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0372-6

Contents

  • Part I

    General Principles in the Treatment and Management of Neuromuscular Disorders

    Introduction Evaluation of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders 3 19

    Respiratory Complications in Neuromuscular Disorders 21 32

    Cardiac Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders 33 50

    Gastrointestinal Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders 51 60

    Autonomic Dysfunction in Neuromuscular Disorders 61 77

    A Practical Approach to the Treatment of Painful Polyneuropathies 79 99

    Principles and Guidelines of Immunotherapy in Neuromuscular Disorders 101 113

    Rehabilitation in Neuromuscular Disorders 115 136

    Orthopedic Surgery in Neuromuscular Disorders 137 153

    Perioperative Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders 155 166

     

    Part II

    Treatment and Management of Specific Neuromuscular Disorders

    Treatment and Management of Adult Motor Neuron Diseases 169 178

    Treatment and Management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Congenital Myopathies 179 189

    Treatment and Management of Hereditary Neuropathies 191 213

    Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Neuropathies 215 235

    Treatment and Management of Infectious, Granulomatous, and Toxic Neuromuscular Disorders 237 260

    Treatment and Management of Segmental Neuromuscular Disorders 261 284

    Treatment and Management of Disorders of Neuromuscular Hyperexcitability 285 306

    Treatment and Management of Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction 307 342

    Treatment and Management of Muscular Dystrophies 343 372

    Neuromuscular Manifestations of Acquired Metabolic, Endocrine, and Nutritional Disorders 373 393

    Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Myopathies 395 407

    Treatment and Management of Hereditary Metabolic Myopathies 409 429

    Index 431 452

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