Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders (Current Clinical Neurology 1st ed. 2012. Corr. 2nd printing 2013)

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders (Current Clinical Neurology 1st ed. 2012. Corr. 2nd printing 2013)

By: Oksana Suchowersky (editor), Cynthia L. Comella (editor)Paperback

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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders is a state-of-the-art resource devoted to disorders characterized by excessive movement. Organized according to specific disorders or syndromes, each chapter is written by a group of internationally recognized experts. Chapters have been organized by the individual authors to best highlight the salient features of the disorders. Each chapter features a video accompaniment that provides highly instructive examples of each disorder, offering clinicians an important video-based tool to aid in making correct diagnoses. The video is on an accompanying DVD and can also be found at www.springerimages.com/Suchowersky. Without a visual evaluation of the phenomenology, diagnosis of the hyperkinetic disorder is fraught with error. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders is a unique and essential new text written for neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, internists, residents and all others interested in movement disorders. An invaluable resource, it will lead to a better understanding and recognition of the hyperkinetic movement disorders, and that, in turn, will lead to better care for patients.

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1. Pathophysiology of Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Benjamin L. Walter, M.D. and Jerrold L. Vitek, M.D., Ph.D. 2. Huntington Disease and Other Choreas Aleksandar Videnovic M.D., Kathleen M. Shannon M.D. 3. Dystonia Vicki Shenker, MD, Susan Bressman, MD 4. Tourette Syndrome and the Spectrum of Neurodevelopmental Tic Disorders Genevieve Bernard MD, MSc, FRCPC; Paul Lesperance MD; Francois Richer PhD; Sylvain Chouinard MD, FRCPC 5. Myoclonus Steven E. Lo,1 M.D. and Steven J. Frucht, M.D.2 6. Paroxysmal Dyskinesias Bryan Ho, Shyamal Mehta, MD, PhD, Kapil D. Sethi, MD, FRCP 7. Psychogenic Movement Disorders Teri R. Thomsen, MD, JD; Janis M. Miyasaki, MD, FRCPC 8. Drug-Induced Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Pierre J. BLANCHET, MD, FRCPC, PhD 9. Hyperkinetic Disorders in Childhood Terence B. Sanger, MD, PhD 10. Surgery for Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Zelma Kiss, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Sarah Furtado, MD, PHD, FRCPC

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781588298058
  • Format: Paperback, Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9781588298058
  • weight: 613
  • ISBN10: 1588298051
  • edition: 1st ed. 2012. Corr. 2nd printing 2013

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