Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

eBook - 2012
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Hyperkinetic movement disorders comprise a range of diseasescharacterized by unwanted and uncontrollable, or poorlycontrollable, involuntary movements. The phenomenology of thesedisorders is quite variable encompassing chorea, tremor, dystonia,myoclonus, tics, other dyskinesias, jerks and shakes. Discerningthe underlying condition can be very difficult given the range andvariability of symptoms. But recognizing the phenomenology andunderstanding the pathophysiology are essential to ensureappropriate treatment.

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders provides a clinicalpathway for effective diagnosis and management of these disorders.The stellar international cast of authors distils the evidence soyou can apply it into your practice. The judicious use of

diagnostic criteria algorithms rating scales management guidelines

Provides a robust framework for clear patient management.Throughout the text, QR codes* provide smartphone access tocase-study videos of hyperkinetic symptoms.

Purchase includes an enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition .*This is an interactive digital version featuring:

all text and images in fully searchable form integrated videos of presentations
View a sample video: www.wiley.com/go/albanese highlighting and note taking facilities book marking linking to additional references

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders provides you with theessential visual and practical tools you need to effectivelydiagnose and treat your patients.

*Full instructions for using QR codes and for downloading yourdigital Wiley DeskTop Edition are inside the book.

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
ISBN: 1444333526
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 390 pages) : illustrations


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