Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders

Hardcover | June 1, 2014

EditorDavid Hilton-Jones, Martin R. Turner

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Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of neuromuscular disorders with a particular focus on the most clinically relevant disorders. The book is organized intoseven sections, starting with the general approach to the patient with neuromuscular disorders and then focusing on specific neuromuscular conditions affecting the peripheral nervous system from its origins at the spinal cord anterior horn on its outward course to their effector muscles and theinbound sensory pathways. Chapters on specific neuromuscular conditions are illustrated with typical case histories and their presenting features, allowing readers to put rarer conditions into their clinical context more easily. The concurrent online version allows access to the full content of thetextbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPointRG. This textbook will serve as a useful reference for neurologists and specialist trainees in neurology, neuroscientists, neurophysiologists, and other healthcare professionals.

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Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Neuromuscular Disorders covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of neuromuscular disorders with a particular focus on the most clinically relevant disorders. The book is organized intoseven sections, starting with the general approa...

Dr David Hilton-Jones is Consultant Neurologist at the University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford UK and Clinical Director, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Muscle and Nerve Centre. Dr Hilton-Jones developed an interest in muscle diseases when working for Dr John Morgan-Hughes at Queen Square, London before spending a year tra...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.93 inPublished:June 1, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section 1: Approach to the patient1. David Hilton-Jones and Martin R. Turner: Eliciting the history2. David Hilton-Jones and Martin R. Turner: Genetic considerations3. David Hilton-Jones and Martin R. Turner: ExaminationSection 2: Anterior Horn4. Kevin Talbot and Martin R. Turner: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis5. Dirk Baumer and Kevin Talbot: Spinal muscular atrophy and hereditary motor neuropathy6. Kenneth Fischbeck and Christopher Grunseich: Kennedy's disease7. Robin S. Howard: PoliomyelitisSection 3: Peripheral Nerve: Inherited8. Mary Reilly and Alex Rossor: Charcot Marie Tooth disease9. Michaela Auer-Grumbach: Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies10. Violaine Plante-Bordeneuve: Familial amyloid polyneuropathy11. Lionel Ginsberg: Inherited metabolic neuropathiesSection 4: Peripheral Nerve: Acquired12. Neil G Simon and Matthew C Kiernan: Mononeuropathies13. J Gareth Llewelyn and Eleanor A Marsh: Multiple mononeuropathies14. David LH Bennett and Mohamed Mahdi-Rogers: Plexopathy15. Camiel Verhamme and Ivo N van Schaik: Polyneuropathies: Axonal16. Pieter A van Doorn and Judith Drenthen: Polyneuropathies: Demyelinating17. Stephen A Goutman, Andrea L. Smith, Stacey A. Sakowski, and Eva L. Feldman: Diabetic neuropathy18. David Hilton-Jones: Peripheral nerve hyperexcitability disordersSection 5: Neuromuscular Junction: Inherited and Acquired19. Jackie Palace and Sarah Finlayson: Inherited myasthenic syndromes20. Saiju Jacob, Stuart Viegas, and David Hilton-Jones: Myasthenia gravis21. Maarten J. Titulaer and Jan J G M Verschuuren: The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndromeSection 6: Muscle22. Kevin M. Flanagan: The dystrophinopathies23. Fiona Norwood and Kate Bushby: Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies24. Emma Clement and Heinz Jungbluth: The congenital muscular dystrophies25. David Hilton-Jones and Chris Turner: The myotonic dystrophies26. Baziel Van Engelen, Elly van der Kooi, and Silvere van der Maarel: FSH dystrophy27. Bjarne Udd: Distal myopathies and myofibrillar myopathies28. Gianina Ravenscroft, Nigel F. Clarke, and Nigel G. Liang: Congenital/ultrastructural myopathies29. John Vissing and Mette Orngreen: Metabolic myopathies30. Gerald Pfeffer and Patrick F. Chinnery: Mitochondrial cytopathies31. Emma Matthews and Michael G. Hanna: Skeletal muscle channelopathies32. Marianne de Visser and Anneke J. van der Kooi: Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies33. Zohar Argov: Drug-induced neuromuscular disorders34. Merrilee Needham and Frank Mastaglia: Endocrine myopathiesSection 7: Acute neuromuscular consults35. Peter Connick and Maxwell S. Damian: The neuromuscular emergency consult36. Maxwell S Damian: Critical care of neuromuscular disorders