Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders

1st Edition

Text with DVD

Authors: Stanley Fahn Joseph Jankovic Stanley Fahn Joseph Jankovic
Hardcover ISBN: 9780443079412
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 7th September 2007
Page Count: 672

Description

This practical, clinical reference from the two leading movement disorder experts focuses on the problems of diagnosing and managing all movement disorders. It features descriptions of the disorders, rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. An accompanying 2-hour videotape contains several hundred video clips with narration that illustrates the manifestations of various movement disorders and their differential diagnoses.

Key Features

  • Uses a reader-friendly format, with diagrams, photographs, and tables, to make reference quick and easy.
  • Includes a CD-ROM containing several hundred video clips with voice narration, keyed to the text, to help you diagnose movement disorders.
  • Gives you just the information you need for the clinical approach to diagnosis and management, with minimal emphasis on basic science.

Table of Contents

OVERVIEW SECTION

Chapter 1. Anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of basal ganglia (Jenner)

Chapter 2. Overview of movement disorders (Fahn)
(definitions, categories, phenomenology, assessments)

Chapter 3. Diagnostic evaluations of movement disorders (Jankovic)

SECTION ON HYPOKINETIC DISORDERS

Chapter 4. Concept, clinical features and DDx of parkinsonism (Jankovic)

Chapter 5. Cause(s) of Parkinson's disease (Jenner)

Chapter 6. Medical treatment of PD (Fahn)

Chapter 7. Surgical treatment of PD (Jankovic)

Chapter 8. Treatment of non-motor problems of PD (Fahn)

Chapter 9. Parkinsonism-plus syndromes (Jankovic)

Chapter 10. Gait disorders (Hallett)

Chapter 11. Stiff-person syndrome, spasticity and other syndromes of continuous motoneuron activity (Hallett)

SECTION ON HYPERKINETIC DISORDERS

Chapter 12. Dystonia (Fahn)

Chapter 13. Treatment of dystonia (Jankovic)

Chapter 14. Huntington's disease (Jankovic)

Chapter 15. Chorea, Ballism and Athetosis (Jankovic)

Chapter 16. Tics (Jankovic)

Chapter 17. Stereotypies (Jankovic)

Chapter 18. Tremor and Myorhythmia (Jankovic)

Chapter 19. Drug-induced Mov. Disord. incl Tardive Dyskinesia Syndromes (Fahn)

Chapter 20. Myoclonus and startle syndromes (Hallett)

Chapter 21. Hereditary ataxias (Hallett)

Chapter 22. Paroxysmal dyskinesias (Fahn)

Chapter 23. Peripheral and Miscellaneous Movement Disorders (includes restless legs and abdominal dyskinesias) (Hallett)

Chapter 24. Wilson's disease (Jankovic)

Chapter 25. Psychogenic movement disorders (Fahn)

Details

No. of pages:
672
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Hardcover ISBN:
9780443079412

About the Author

Stanley Fahn

Affiliations and Expertise

H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology and Director Emeritus, Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, The Neurological Institute, New York, NY

Joseph Jankovic

After receiving his MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1973, Dr. Jankovic completed medicine internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York City, where he was selected as the Chief Resident and also obtained additional training in movement disorders with Stanley Fahn, MD. In 1977 he joined the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine and became a founder and director of the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, which has since been recognized as a "Center of Excellence" by the National Parkinson Foundation and the Huntington Disease Society of America. Promoted to a full professor of Neurology in 1988, Dr. Jankovic currently holds the endowed Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders. One of the founders of the international Movement Disorder Society, Dr. Jankovic was elected its 3rd president in 1994. He is an Honorary Member of the American Neurological Association, Australian Association of Neurologists, French Neurological Society, European Federation of Neurological Societies, and the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society. Selected as a “Great Teacher” by the National Institute of Health, Dr. Jankovic is the recipient of many other honors including the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Movement Disorders Research Award, sponsored by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the Guthrie Family Humanitarian Award, presented by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, the Tourette Syndrome Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Distinguished Service Award, the Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award, and the Fulbright & Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award. Listed in Highly Cited Researcher (ISIHighlyCited.com), Dr. Jankovic had been principal investigator in over hundred clinical trials and his pioneering research on drugs fo

Affiliations and Expertise

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Stanley Fahn

Affiliations and Expertise

H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology and Director Emeritus, Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, The Neurological Institute, New York, NY

Joseph Jankovic

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Neurology, Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders, Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX