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Title Movement disorders curricula / Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Joaquim Ferreira, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Kallol Ray Chaudhuri, editors
Published Wien : Springer, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Contents Part 1. Overview -- Computational physiology of the basal ganglia, movement disorders and their therapy -- Animal models of movement disorders -- Epidemiological methods for studying movement disorders -- Clinical overview and phenomenology of movement disorders -- Neuropathology of movement disorders: an overview -- Rational and methodology for the appraisal of clinical trials in movement disorders -- How to record a video of a movement disorders patient -- Rating scales in movement disorders -- Genetics of movement disorders -- Part 2. Parkinson?s Disease -- Etiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease -- Clinical features and differential diagnosis of Parkinson?s disease -- Non-motor problems in Parkinson?s disease -- The natural history of Parkinson?s disease -- Medical treatment of Parkinson?s disease -- Surgical treatment of PD, transplantations and restorative therapies for Parkinson?s disease -- Quality of life in Parkinson?s disease -- Part 3. Other Movement Disorders -- Multiple system atrophy -- Progressive supranuclear palsy -- Cortico-basal degeneration -- Lewy body dementia and related syndromes -- Toxic-induced Parkinsonism -- Vascular parkinsonism -- Stiff-person syndromes -- Dystonia -- Huntington disease.-Chorea, ballism, athetosis.-Tardive dyskinesia -- Tics and Tourette syndrome -- Tremors: differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, and thera -- Myoclonus and Startle syndromes: phenomenology, etiology, physiology, and treatment -- Ataxia: pathophysiology, and clinical syndromes -- The paroxysmal dyskinesias.-Wilson disease? neurological aspects; clinical manifestations and treatment considerations -- Psychogenic movement disorders: phenomenology, diagnosis, and treatment -- REM sleep behavior disorder -- Restless legs syndrome and painful legs/moving toes -- Botulin toxin in movement disorders and spasticity -- Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration -- Movement disorders of the face -- Drug-induced movement disorders -- Stereotypy -- Movement disorders in children -- Systemic illnesses that cause movement disorders -- Neuroacanthocytosis syndromes
Summary This book offers a complete overview on movement disorders. It guides the reader from the phenomenology to the diagnosis and differential diagnosis, examination and treatment. Includes a DVD that illustrates the different types of movement disorders
Notes Some electronic versions may not include accompanying materials
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 13, 2017)
Subject Movement disorders.
Movement Disorders
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
Movement disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Falup-Pecurariu, Cristian, editor
Ferreira, Joaquim, editor.
Martinez-Martin, Pablo, editor.
Chaudhuri, K. Ray, editor.
ISBN 9783709116289