Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice

by K. Ray Chaudhuri, William G. Ondo

Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice Synopsis

Movement disorders attack the part of the brain that controls our movements, they are a complex group of disorders, spanning all aspects of neurological illnesses. Such disorders are widespread, often destroying the independence of those affected. Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice provides a concise, practical overview of the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with these debilitating conditions, including a brief evaluation of ongoing clinical trials. Edited by two key international movement disorder experts, chapters cover Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonian syndromes, dystonia, tremor, restless legs syndrome, an overview of other movement disorders. An accessible text for family practitioners, critical care and emergency doctors, neurologists in training, consultant neurologists and specialist nurses and allied health professionals working in the field.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849960649
Publication date: 1st May 2010
Author: K. Ray Chaudhuri, William G. Ondo
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 110 pages
Categories: Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Accident & emergency medicine, General practice,

About K. Ray Chaudhuri, William G. Ondo

K Ray Chaudhuri is Consultant Neurologist and Professor of Neurology and Movement Disorders at King's College Hospital NHS foundation Trust, University Hospital Lewisham, King's College London and the Institute of Psychiatry. William G Ondo is Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, and Associate Director at the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic in Houston, Texas.

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