Each case covers the history, examination and investigations, including neurophysiology, neuroradiology and neuropathology if appropriate. Discussions of each case include the differential diagnosis, useful clinical pointers and a brief summary of the management of the condition.
Neuromuscular Disease: Case Studies from Queen Square is aimed at neurology trainees and consultant general neurologists.
This collection of neuromuscular disorders features the different clinical phenotypes related to each genotype and are representative of the whole spectrum of a genetic muscle disorder, helping the clinician and neuromuscular physician to make a diagnosis. Key points for each genetic disease are identified to suggest treatment, when available, or the main clinical exams useful in follow-up of patients.
Genetic Neuromuscular Disorders: A Case-Based Approach is aimed at neuromuscular physicians and neurology residents.
Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings.
All Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference titles provide:
Consistent Approach and Organization--at-a-glance outline format allows readers to find the facts they need instantlyConcise Coverage--of must-know information broken down into easy-to-locate topicsFast Answers to Clinical Questions--diagnostic and management criteria for problems commonly encountered in daily practiceHands-on Practical Guidance--for all types of interventions and therapiesMulti-Specialty Perspective--ensures that issues of relevance to all rehabilitation team members are addressed
-Modalities such as ultrasound, CT and MRI
-Muscle anatomy and physiology
-Clinical applications in hereditary and acquired myopathies
-Clinical applications in motor neuron disorders and peripheral nerve imaging