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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementeditors, Georges Serratrice ... [et al.].
ContributionsSerratrice, Georges., International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (5th : 1982 : Marseille, France)
LC ClassificationsRC925 .N44 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 602 p. :
Number of Pages602
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3174794M
ISBN 10089004970X
LC Control Number83017159

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A new addition to the Neurology in Practice series, Neuromuscular Disorders provides a clinical guide to the challenging diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders. As a part of the series, various feature boxes are highlighted throughout. "Tips and Tricks" give suggestions on how to improve outcomes through practical technique or patient questioning. A few neuromuscular diseases bring a higher-than-average risk of learning and intellectual disabilities. This may affect proficiencies in reading or mastering math concepts, being able to attend to a lesson or understanding instructions and classroom requirements. Unlike muscle weakness in neuromuscular disease, cognitive. There can be different causes for these diseases. Many of them are means they are inherited (run in families) or are caused by a new mutation in your genes. Some neuromuscular disorders are autoimmune diseases. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Many . Neuromuscular Disorders is an interesting compendium of diverse and fairly inclusive topics in disorders of nerve and muscle, with a spectrum of generally well written and pertinent chapters referencing specific categories of neuromuscular diseases.

Comprehensive, thoroughly updated, and expanded, Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Second Edition encompasses all disorders of the peripheral nervous system, covering all aspects of neuromuscular diseases from diagnosis to treatment. Mirroring the first book, this two-volume edition is. The Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases aims to facilitate progress in understanding the molecular genetics/correlates, pathogenesis, pharmacology, diagnosis and treatment of acquired and genetic neuromuscular diseases (including muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, spinal muscular atrophy, neuropathies, myopathies, myotonias and myositis). The journal publishes research reports, reviews. Neuromuscular Disorders is the official journal of the World Muscle Society an international, multidisciplinary, scientific society, dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of neuromuscular disorders. Hide full Aims & Scope. The most common neuromuscular diseases are motor neuron diseases, neuropathies, neuromuscular junction diseases, and muscular diseases based on anatomic localization. Motor neuron diseases are a group of diseases that progress with lower and/or upper motor neuron involvement in motor neurons in the anterior horn of medulla Yasemin Parlak Demir.