Movement Disorders in Childhood: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 2

Movement Disorders in Childhood: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 2

by Harvey S. Singer, Joseph Jankovic, Jonathan Mink, Donald L. Gilbert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750698527

ISBN-13: 9780750698528

Pub. Date: 03/12/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Experts in the field, Drs. Singer, Mink, Gilbert, and Jankovic, fill the gap in the market by offering the only comprehensive text devoted solely to the diagnoses and treatment of all pediatric movement disorders. Discussions of common and rare disorders such as movements that occur in sleep and psychogenic movement disorders and the latest advances and

Overview

Experts in the field, Drs. Singer, Mink, Gilbert, and Jankovic, fill the gap in the market by offering the only comprehensive text devoted solely to the diagnoses and treatment of all pediatric movement disorders. Discussions of common and rare disorders such as movements that occur in sleep and psychogenic movement disorders and the latest advances and developments in medications keep you apprised of today’s best practices. Each chapter is accessible, illustrated, stylistically uniform, and carefully referenced, making it easy to access the information you need. This brand-new reference is the ideal resource for the seasoned specialist as well as the non-expert clinician. Best of all, Expert Consult functionality gives you convenient access to the full text online - fully searchable, a downloadable image library, and enhanced visual guidance with narrated, diagnostic videos at expertconsult.com.

• Includes online access to the complete contents of the book, fully searchable, including all of the book’s illustrations, 58 narrated videos of actual patients and their disorders, and abstracts to Medline at expertconsult.com

• Discusses neurobiology, classification, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment, making this a one-stop-shop for all you need to know to diagnose and treat any child with any movement disorder.

• Offers expert guidance and detailed coverage on today’s hot topics, including movements that occur in sleep, drug-induced movement disorders in children, and psychogenic movement disorders to help you better treat whatever you encounter.

• Addresses developmental, paroxysmal, hyperkinetic and hypokinetic, and other movement disorders, offering complete, comprehensive coverage.

• Presents chapters based on clinical symptomology and disease with specific therapy guidance at the end of each chapter.

• Uses illustrations and a logical organization throughout, making reference a snap.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750698528
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/12/2010
Edition description:
BK & VIDEO
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Overview

1 Basal Ganglia Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology 2

2 Cerebellar Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology 9

3 Classification of Movement Disorders 16

4 Diagnostic Evaluation of Children with Movement Disorders 19

Section 2 Developmental Movement Disorders

5 Transient and Developmental Movement Disorders in Children 32

Section 3 Paroxysmal Movement Disorders

6 Tics and Tourette Syndrome 40

7 Motor Stereotypies 56

8 Paroxysmal Dyskinesias 66

Section 4 Hyperkinetic and Hypokinetic Movement Disorders

9 Chorea, Athetosis, and Ballism 76

10 Dystonia 97

11 Myoclonus 110

12 Tremor 129

13 Ataxia 139

14 Parkinsonism 154

Section 5 Selected Secondary Movement Disorders

15 Inherited Metabolic Disorders Associated with Extrapyramidal Symptoms 164

16 Movements That Occur in Sleep 205

17 Cerebral Palsy 219

18 Drug-Induced Movement Disorders in Children 231

19 Psychogenic Movement Disorders 242

Appendix A Drug Appendix 249

Appendix B Search Strategy for Genetic Movement Disorders 261

Appendix C Video Atlas 264

Index 269

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