Eye Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice

Author: Shirley H. Wray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199921805

Category: Medical

Page: 437

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In Eye Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice, a leading expert with over thirty years of teaching experience in neurology and neuro-ophthalmology offers comprehensive instruction on the diagnosis and treatment of all varieties of eye movement disorders. This important new text reflects the importance of correlating clinical signs of disorders in the oculomotor system with their neuroanatomic and neurophysiologic architecture. With its focus on signs and symptoms, the book advances lesion localization of eye movement disorders as the central clinical concern. The reader is also presented with a fresh review of bedside examination techniques in the ER, ICU, and walk-in clinic; productive ways of taking a clinical history; sign interpretation; source lesion localization; and, where appropriate, therapy. Unlike most of the titles on eye movement disorders, this book's chapters are arranged according to objective signs - like ptosis, neuromuscular syndromes, dizziness, vertigo, and syndromes of the medulla - rather than disease entities. This emphasis on the topographic analysis of symptoms and signs is contrary to the prevailing clinical approach in which responsibility for therapy typically drives the clinician to arrive at an etiological diagnosis as rapidly as possible. At risk in this process is nothing less than the art of clinical medicine. One of the aims of this book is to reverse this process, and move clinicians back to the observation and interpretation of signs. The text features over 100 clinical cases, each one challenging the reader to determine the neuroanatomical location of the patient's lesion. This exercise provides the anatomical guidance needed to make critical diagnostic and management decisions in patients who often present with abnormal eye movements. Dynamic and intellectually stimulating, Eye Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice is essential for any reader wanting to better understand eye movement disorders.
Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice

Author: K Ray Chaudhuri

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781849960656

Category: Medical

Page: 110

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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.
Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy

Author: Suzanne Noble

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0470658371

Category: Medical

Page: 430

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Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice, legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbook intertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy to provide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, as well as those studying new degree programmes in oral health science. The Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy is designed as a dedicated companion text for these disciplines and should enable students to streamline their primary reading. Following course developments and an expansion in the remits of both hygienists and therapists, this book is written not only for students, but also as a revision aid for those already in practice. Interactive questions on a companion website allow the reader to test their knowledge and understanding. The opening section of the book is dedicated to relevant oral sciences: anatomy; histology; embryology; oral medicine and pathology. The clinical section contains fourteen chapters which provide coverage of the core syllabus for dental hygiene and therapy. The final section is dedicated to primary dental care services and law, ethics and professionalism. FEATURES • Provides unique combined coverage of the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy • Emphasises the clinical domain and reflects role expansion • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout • Includes expert contributions from dental hygienists, therapists, and dentists • Dedicated companion website at www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene
Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: Joseph Jankovic

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323642620

Category: Medical

Page: 2400

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A practical, dynamic resource for practicing neurologists, clinicians and trainees, Bradley and Daroff's Neurology in Clinical Practice, Eighth Edition, offers a straightforward style, evidence-based information, and robust interactive content supplemented by treatment algorithms and images to keep you up to date with all that’s current in this fast-changing field. This two-volume set is ideal for daily reference, featuring a unique organization by presenting symptom/sign and by specific disease entities—allowing you to access content in ways that mirror how you practice. More than 150 expert contributors, led by Drs. Joseph Jankovic, John C. Mazziotta, Scott L. Pomeroy, and Nancy J. Newman, provide up-to-date guidance that equips you to effectively diagnose and manage the full range of neurological disorders. Covers all aspects of today’s neurology in an easy-to-read, clinically relevant manner. Allows for easy searches through an intuitive organization by both symptom and grouping of diseases. Features new and expanded content on movement disorders, genetic and immunologic disorders, tropical neurology, neuro-ophthalmology and neuro-otology, palliative care, pediatric neurology, and new and emerging therapies. Offers even more detailed videos that depict how neurological disorders manifest, including EEG and seizures, deep brain stimulation for PD and tremor, sleep disorders, movement disorders, ocular oscillations, EMG evaluation, cranial neuropathies, and disorders of upper and lower motor neurons, as well as other neurologic signs.
Eye Movement Disorders

Author: Agnes Wong

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195324266

Category: Medical

Page: 295

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This book is for anyone trying to master the intricate relationship between eye movement disorders and their underlying neuroanatomy and pathophysiology, and for everyone who needs a quick reference for the less familiar clinical problems in these areas. It fills a great void in the ophthalmology and neurology literature by presenting the complete range of eye movement disorders in a full-color, highly illustrated format along with concise-yet-comprehensive explanations.
Advances in Translational Neuroscience of Eye Movement Disorders

Author: Aasef Shaikh

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030314071

Category: Medical

Page: 519

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A comprehensive book that reviews advances in ocular motor research on topics of general interest, rare, specialized or unique conditions, and pertinent basic neuroscience. A rare collection with contributions from basic neuroscientists, neurologists, and ophthalmologists. Includes dedicated chapters on mathematical models, pharmacotherapy, neuromodulation, motion perception, visual influence on eye movement, physiology of strabismus, and microsaccades. This book is dedicated to David Robinson - one of the pioneers of contemporary ocular motor and vestibular neuroscience.
Movement Disorders

Author: Shyamal Kumar Das

Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub

ISBN: 8184485263

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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- This collaborative effort of distinguished teachers and experts shares the evidence based knowledge on the subspecialty in Neurology to provide a precise knowledge about different types of movement disorders with its anatomical, physiological and biological processes that cause these disorders - Presents in a methodical manner its basics to understand epidemiology, immunology and genetics covering the eye movement disorders, gait disorders, sleep, depression and autonomic dysfunction and the common clinical accompaniments with movement disorders - Its unique feature is that it provides detailed information on use of botulism toxin and discussion on alternative therapies in Parkinson's disease, contains up-to-date information with recent advances in treating the movement disorders
Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders E-Book

Author: Joseph Jankovic

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323315982

Category: Medical

Page: 564

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Offering a state-of-the-art, authoritative summary of the most relevant scientific and clinical advances in the field, Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders provides the expert guidance you need to diagnose and manage the full range of these challenging conditions. Superb summary tables, a large video library, and a new, easy-to-navigate format help you find information quickly and apply it in your practice. Based on the authors’ popular Aspen Course of Movement Disorders in conjunction with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, this 3rd Edition is an indispensable resource for movement disorder specialists, general neurologists, and neurology residents. Explores all facets of movement disorders, including the latest rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. Provides the essential information you need for a clinical approach to diagnosis and management, with minimal emphasis on basic science. Reflects recent advances in areas such as the genetics of Parkinsonian and other movement disorders, diagnostic brain imaging, new surgical approaches to patients with movement disorders, and new treatment guidelines for conditions such as restless legs syndrome. Features a reader-friendly, full-color format, with plentiful diagrams, photographs, and tables. Includes access to several hundred updated, professional-quality video clips that illustrate the manifestations of all the movement disorders in the book along with their differential diagnoses.
Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: Robert B. Daroff

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323339162

Category: Medical

Page: 2845

View: 252

Comprehensive, easy to read, and clinically relevant, Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice provides the most up-to-date information presented by a veritable "Who's Who" of clinical neuroscience. Its unique organization allows users to access content both by presenting symptom/sign and by specific disease entities—mirroring the way neurologists practice. A practical, straightforward style; templated organization; evidence-based references; and robust interactive content combine to make this an ideal, dynamic resource for both practicing neurologists and trainees. Authoritative, up-to-date guidance from Drs. Daroff, Jankovic, Mazziotta, and Pomeroy along with more than 150 expert contributors equips you to effectively diagnose and manage the full range of neurological disorders. Easy searches through an intuitive organization by both symptom and grouping of diseases mirrors the way you practice. The latest advances in clinical neurogenetics, brain perfusion techniques for cerebrovascular disease, the relationship between neurotrauma and neurodegenerative disease, management strategies for levodopa-related complications in movement disorders, progressive neuropsychiatric disorders arising from autoimmune encephalitis, and more keep you at the forefront of your field. Reorganized table of contents which includes new chapters on: Brain Death, Vegetative, and Minimally Conscious States; Deep Brain Stimulation; Sexual Dysfunction in Degenerative and Spinal Cord Disorders; Sports and Performance Concussion; Effects of Drug Abuse on the Nervous System; and Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disorders.