Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

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Neuromuscular disorders are diagnosed across the lifespan and create many challenges especially with infants, children and adolescents. This new edition of the definitive reference, edited by the established world renowned authorities on the science, diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in childhood is a timely and needed resource for all clinicians and researchers studying neuromuscular disorders, especially in childhood. The Second Edition is completely revised to remain current with advances in the field and to insure this remains the standard reference for clinical neurologists and clinical research neurologists. The Second Edition retains comprehensive coverage while shortening the total chapter count to be an even more manageable and effective reference. Carefully revised new edition of the classic reference on neuromuscular disorders in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Definitive coverage of the basic science of neuromuscular disease and the latest diagnosis and treatment best practices. Includes coverage of clinical phenomenology, electrophysiology, histopathology, molecular genetics and protein chemistryFor severely affected patients with type I SMA, early involvement of the pediatric advanced care or palliative care team can ... restrictive lung disease.214, 215 The restrictive lung disease results in insidious onset of sleep hypoventilation. ... in-/ ex-sufflator device, manual assisted airway clearance, and postural drainage.

Title:Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Author:Basil T. Darras, H. Royden Jones, Jr. Jr., Monique M. Ryan, Darryl C. De Vivo
Publisher:Elsevier - 2014-12-01


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