Practical Guide to Neurogenetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750654104, 9780702038457

Practical Guide to Neurogenetics

1st Edition

Authors: Thomas Warner Simon Hammans
Paperback ISBN: 9780750654104
eBook ISBN: 9780702038457
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 25th September 2008
Page Count: 344
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Description

This simple guide to neurogenetics demystifies the overwhelming amount of information on the subject so you can identify key clinical features and understand your management options. Reach relevant differential diagnoses and provide appropriate counseling to your patients using the symptom-based approach. By integrating genetic and neurological approaches to diagnoses, this book ensures that the neurological consequences of a genetic diagnosis and the genetic consequences of a neurological diagnosis are clear and explicit. Concise and portable, this book is ideal for easy reference in clinical use.

Key Features

  • Details the underlying basic science and clinical features of genetic disorders by taking a symptom-based approach to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the field.
  • Focuses on the clinical application of neurogenetics to be of practical use to you in the clinic.
  • Clarifies the neurological consequences of a genetic diagnosis and the genetic consequences of a neurological diagnosis by integrating genetic and neurological approaches to diagnoses.
  • Discusses and evaluates necessary investigations so you know when to use them and when to refer.
  • Highlights diagnostic and therapeutic tips so you can learn new concepts or refine your skills in practice.
  • Refers to online sources, such as Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) and others, to help you supplement your knowledge.

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780702038457
Paperback ISBN:
9780750654104

About the Author

Thomas Warner

Affiliations and Expertise

Department Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK

Simon Hammans

Affiliations and Expertise

St. Richards Hospital, Chichester, UK