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Title Evaluation and treatment of myopathies / edited by Emma Ciafaloni, Patrick F. Chinnery, Robert C. Griggs
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Contemporary neurology series ; 87
Contemporary neurology series ; 87.
Contents Structure and function of normal muscle / Robert C. Griggs -- Evaluation of the patient with myopathy / Robert C. Griggs, Emma Ciafaloni -- Genetic evaluation of the patient and family / Gerald Pfeffer, Patrick F. Chinnery -- The muscular dystrophies / Emma Ciafaloni, Robert C. Griggs -- Myofibrillar myopathies / Duygu Selcen -- Congenital myopathies / Francesco Muntoni, Caroline Sewry, Heinz Jungbluth -- Metabolic myopathies / Gráinne S. Gorman, Patrick F. Chinnery -- Mitochondrial myopathy / Gerald Pfeffer, Patrick F. Chinnery -- Muscle channelopathies / Araya Puwanant, Robert C. Griggs -- Inflammatory myopathies / Anthony A. Amato, Andrew Mammen -- Muscle pain and fatigue / Michael R. Rose, Dr. Patrick Gordon -- Prevention and management of systemic complications of myopathies / Wendy M. King, Robert C. Griggs
Summary This new edition of Evaluation and Treatment of Myopathies is written for the clinician who sees patients with muscle disease, or the patient with complaints pain or weakness of muscle. Like the original, this new edition is divided in to 3 primary sections: Approach to the Patient with Muscle Disease Specific Myopathies, and General Strategies of Clinical Management provides practical guidance on eliciting key history and on how to demonstrate findings on examination. This new edition also provides guidance on the next steps in diagnosisas well as the latest information on pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment, in an integrated manner, so as to give trainees, practicing clinicians and others who see neuromuscular disease, perspective on how to evaluate and care for patients
Notes Preceded by Evaluation and treatment of myopathies / Robert C. Griggs, Jerry R. Mendell, Robert G. Miller. c1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Neuromuscular diseases.
Muscles -- Diseases.
Neuromuscular manifestations of general diseases.
Muscular Diseases -- diagnosis
Muscular Diseases -- therapy
Neuromuscular Diseases
Muscular Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Muscles -- Diseases
Neuromuscular diseases
Neuromuscular manifestations of general diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Griggs, Robert C., 1939- editor.
Ciafaloni, Emma, editor
Chinnery, Patrick F., editor
Preceded by (work): Griggs, Robert C., 1939- Evaluation and treatment of myopathies
LC no. 2013039999
ISBN 9780199873944