Neuromuscular Disorders in Children

Publisher: Mac Keith Press Release date: 2019-07-18

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Neuromuscular Disorders in Children: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management critically reviews current evidence of management approaches in the field of neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) in children. Uniquely, the book focusses on assessment as the cornerstone of management and highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.A key section describes the clinical picture, diagnosis standards and natural history of the most frequent neuromuscular disorders in children, including: muscular dystrophies spinal muscular atrophy congenital, metabolic, myotonic and inflammatory myopathies myasthenic syndromes and hereditary, acquired and inflammatory neuropathies. Importantly, much of the book is dedicated to the latest management approaches in key clinical systems typically involved in NMDs. These include physical rehabilitation, orthopaedic, respiratory, gastrointestinal and cardiac management, as well as psychosocial aspects such as the transition to adulthood and sexual health needs. The latest advances in pharmaceutical therapies and future therapeutic strategies are also discussed.

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Genre: Paediatric medicine

Collection: Mac Keith Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 468

ISBN: 9781911612100

Additional Information

Genre: Paediatric medicine

Collection: Mac Keith Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 468

ISBN: 9781911612100

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