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Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders

Expert Consult

Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders provides the complete, expert guidance you need to diagnose and manage these challenging conditions. Drs. Stanley Fahn, Joseph Jankovic and Mark Hallett explore all facets of these disorders, including the latest rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. This edition features many new full-color images, additional coverage of pediatric disorders, updated Parkinson information, and many other valuable updates. An accompanying Expert Consult website makes the content fully searchable and contains several hundred video clips that illustrate the manifestations of all the movement disorders in the book along with their differential diagnoses.



Hardbound, 556 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2369-4


  • Section I: Overview

    1. Clinical overview and phenomenology of movement disorders

    2. Motor control: Physiology of voluntary and involuntary movements

    3. Functional neuroanatomy of the basal ganglia

    Section II: Hypokinetic disorders

    4. Parkinsonism: Clinical features and differential diagnosis

    5. Current concepts on the etiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson disease

    6. Medical treatment of Parkinson disease

    7. Surgical treatment of Parkinson disease and other movement disorders

    8. Nonmotor problems in Parkinson disease

    9. Atypical parkinsonism, parkinsonism-plus syndromes, and secondary
    parkinsonian disorders

    10. Gait disorders: Pathophysiology and clinical syndromes

    11. Stiffness syndromes

    Section III: Hyperkinetic disorders

    12. Dystonia: Phenomenology, classification, etiology, pathology, biochemistry,
    and genetics

    13. Treatment of dystonia

    14. Huntington disease

    15. Chorea, ballism, and athetosis

    16. Tics and Tourette syndrome

    17. Stereotypies

    18. Tremors

    19. The tardive syndromes: Phenomenology, concepts on pathophysiology
    and treatment, and other neuroleptic-induced syndromes

    20. Myoclonus: Phenomenology, etiology, physiology, and treatment

    21. Ataxia: Pathophysiology and clinical syndromes

    22. The paroxysmal dyskinesias

    23. Restless legs and peripheral movement disorders

    24. Wilson disease

    25. Psychogenic movement disorders: Phenomenology, diagnosis, and treatment



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