Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult: A practical manual

Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult: A practical manual

by David Hilton-Jones, Jane Freebody, Jane Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199580359

ISBN-13: 9780199580354

Pub. Date: 03/08/2011

Publisher: Oxford University Press


The term neuromuscular disorders covers a wide range of conditions varying in age of onset, severity, and speed of progression but which share many common management issues. Written by a multidisciplinary author team for all those involved in the overall care and management of such individuals, this handbook smoothes the journey for patients and carers through the…  See more details below

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The term neuromuscular disorders covers a wide range of conditions varying in age of onset, severity, and speed of progression but which share many common management issues. Written by a multidisciplinary author team for all those involved in the overall care and management of such individuals, this handbook smoothes the journey for patients and carers through the complex maze of management issues relating to their condition.

Extensively illustrated throughout, Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult concentrates on the care of the adult patient - including those who may have acquired their disability during childhood, providing practical advice and support for all professionals working with people with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199580354
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. What are neuromuscular disorders?
2. Medical management
3. Hospital admissions
4. Mobility
5. Physical well being
6. Psychological well being
7. Living with muscle disease
8. Resources

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