Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult (Paperback)

A Practical Manual (Oxford Care Manuals)

By David Hilton-Jones, Jane Freebody, Jane Stein

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199580354, 182pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2011

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Description

The term neuromuscular disorders covers a wide range of conditions varying in age of onset, severity, and speed of progression but which share many common management issues. Written by a multidisciplinary author team for all those involved in the overall care and management of such individuals, this handbook smoothes the journey for patients and carers through the complex maze of management issues relating to their condition.

Extensively illustrated throughout, Neuromuscular Disorders in the Adult concentrates on the care of the adult patient - including those who may have acquired their disability during childhood, providing practical advice and support for all professionals working with people with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders.


About the Author

Dr Hilton-Jones developed an interest in muscle diseases when working for Dr John Morgan-Hughes at Queen Square, London before spending a year training with the late Professor George Karpati in Montreal. He was appointed as a consultant neurologist in Oxford, UK with the intention of developing services for patients with neuromuscular disorders and is now Clinical Director of the Oxford Muscle & Nerve Centre, supported by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. He is also Clinical Director of the Oxford Myasthenia Centre, supported by the Myasthenia Gravis Association. His major interest is in combining clinical practice and research.