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Title Evaluation and treatment of myopathies / edited by Emma Ciafaloni, Patrick F. Chinnery, Robert C. Griggs.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Contemporary neurology series ; 87
Contemporary neurology series ; 87.
Note Preceded by Evaluation and treatment of myopathies / Robert C. Griggs, Jerry R. Mendell, Robert G. Miller. c1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Structure and function of normal muscle / Robert C. Griggs -- Evaluation of the patient with myopathy / Robert C. Griggs, Emma Ciafaloni -- Genetic evaluation of the patient and family / Gerald Pfeffer, Patrick F. Chinnery -- The muscular dystrophies / Emma Ciafaloni, Robert C. Griggs -- Myofibrillar myopathies / Duygu Selcen -- Congenital myopathies / Francesco Muntoni, Caroline Sewry, Heinz Jungbluth -- Metabolic myopathies / Gráinne S. Gorman, Patrick F. Chinnery -- Mitochondrial myopathy / Gerald Pfeffer, Patrick F. Chinnery -- Muscle channelopathies / Araya Puwanant, Robert C. Griggs -- Inflammatory myopathies / Anthony A. Amato, Andrew Mammen -- Muscle pain and fatigue / Michael R. Rose, Dr. Patrick Gordon -- Prevention and management of systemic complications of myopathies / Wendy M. King, Robert C. Griggs.
Note Print version record.
Summary This new edition of Evaluation and Treatment of Myopathies is written for the clinician who sees patients with muscle disease, or the patient with complaints pain or weakness of muscle. Like the original, this new edition is divided in to 3 primary sections: Approach to the Patient with Muscle Disease Specific Myopathies, and General Strategies of Clinical Management provides practical guidance on eliciting key history and on how to demonstrate findings on examination. This new edition also provides guidance on the next steps in diagnosisas well as the latest information on pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment, in an integrated manner, so as to give trainees, practicing clinicians and others who see neuromuscular disease, perspective on how to evaluate and care for patients.
Subject Neuromuscular diseases.
Muscles -- Diseases.
Neuromuscular manifestations of general diseases.
Muscular Diseases -- diagnosis.
Muscular Diseases -- therapy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Muscles -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01029962
Neuromuscular diseases. (OCoLC)fst01036414
Neuromuscular manifestations of general diseases. (OCoLC)fst01036431
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Griggs, Robert C., 1939- editor.
Ciafaloni, Emma, editor.
Chinnery, Patrick F., editor.
Preceded by (work): Griggs, Robert C., 1939- Evaluation and treatment of myopathies.
Other Form: Print version: Evaluation and treatment of myopathies. Second edition 9780199873937 (DLC) 2013039999 (OCoLC)861470464
ISBN 9780199873944 (electronic bk.)
0199873941 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000055970048

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