Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult: A practical manual

Paperback | February 13, 2011

byDavid Hilton-Jones, Jane Freebody, Jane Stein

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The term neuromuscular disorders covers a wide range of conditions varying in age of onset, severity, and speed of progression but which share many common management issues. Written by a multidisciplinary author team for all those involved in the overall care and management of suchindividuals, this handbook smooths the journey for patients and carers through the complex maze of management issues relating to their condition. Extensively illustrated throughout, Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult concentrates on the care of the adult patient - including those who may have acquired their disability during childhood, providing practical advice and support for all professionals working with people with muscular dystrophyand other neuromuscular disorders.

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The term neuromuscular disorders covers a wide range of conditions varying in age of onset, severity, and speed of progression but which share many common management issues. Written by a multidisciplinary author team for all those involved in the overall care and management of suchindividuals, this handbook smooths the journey for pati...

Dr Hilton-Jones developed an interest in muscle diseases when working for Dr John Morgan-Hughes at Queen Square, London before spending a year training with the late Professor George Karpati in Montreal. He was appointed as a consultant neurologist in Oxford, UK with the intention of developing services for patients with neuromuscular...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pagesPublished:February 13, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199580359

ISBN - 13:9780199580354

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Table of Contents

1. What are neuromuscular disorders?2. Medical management3. Hospital admissions4. Mobility5. Physical well being6. Psychological well being7. Living with muscle disease8. Resources