Parkinson's Disease and other Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease and other Movement Disorders

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This is the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders aiming to provide its readership with the latest developments and innovation across the discipline. Alongside this update in content, the addition of new, insightful sections suggested by readers and other experts in the field, will allow the handbook to further develop as the premier quick reference guide for movement disorders.

The varied and detailed composition of the handbook's chapters is extremely useful for the various readership of this title. The new edition advances the the knowledge and depth of the previous edition with the addition of a number of new sections. This new and improved edition will be a welcome and extremely useful addition to the neurological world.
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 102 x 181 x 12mm | 178g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0198705069
  • 9780198705062
  • 275,381

Table of contents

1. Approach to patients with movement disorders ; 2. Anatomy and function of the basal ganglia ; 3. Parkinson's disease ; 4. Atypical parkinsonism ; 5. Tremor ; 6. Tics ; 7. Chorea ; 8. Myoclonus ; 9. Dystonia ; 10. Drug-induced movement disorders ; 11. Paroxysmal movement disorders ; 12. Movement disorders and ataxia ; 13. Movement disorders and sleep ; 14. Other dyskinetic syndromes ; 15. Functional (Psychogenic) movement disorders ; 16. Startle and stiff-person syndromes
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Review from previous edition 'The individual segments are well-edited, illustrative, and accompanied by excellent narration.' Neurology
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'...a comprehensive, portable, and robust reference on Parkinson's disease
and other movement disorders...a more useful way of accessing movement
disorders-related information than even Google. Recommended.' * ACNR * 'The book's clinical focus and detailed sections on theraputics are its biggest assets.' * Neeraj Kumar, MD, Neurology * Review from previous edition 'The individual segments are well-edited, illustrative, and accompanied by excellent narration.' * Neurology *
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About Mark J. Edwards

Mark J Edwards, Eleanor Peel Chair for the Study of Aging, Professor of Neurology, St George's University, London, UK, Maria Stamelou, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, and Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece, Niall Quinn, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK, Kailash P Bhatia, Professor of Clinical Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London
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