Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

Editor(s): Alberto Albanese, Joseph Jankovic

Published Online: 24 FEB 2012 07:05AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444333527

Online ISBN: 9781444346183

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346183

About this Book

Hyperkinetic movement disorders comprise a range of diseases characterized by unwanted and uncontrollable, or poorly controllable, involuntary movements. The phenomenology of these disorders is quite variable encompassing chorea, tremor, dystonia, myoclonus, tics, other dyskinesias, jerks and shakes. Discerning the underlying condition can be very difficult given the range and variability of symptoms. But recognizing the phenomenology and understanding the pathophysiology are essential to ensure appropriate treatment.

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders provides a clinical pathway for effective diagnosis and management of these disorders. The stellar international cast of authors distils the evidence so you can apply it into your practice. The judicious use of

  • diagnostic criteria
  • algorithms
  • rating scales
  • management guidelines

Provides a robust framework for clear patient management. Throughout the text, QR codes* provide smartphone access to case-study videos of hyperkinetic symptoms.

Purchase includes an enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition.* This is an interactive digital version featuring:

  • all text and images in fully searchable form
  • integrated videos of presentations
    View a sample video: www.wiley.com/go/albanese
  • highlighting and note taking facilities
  • book marking
  • linking to additional references

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders provides you with the essential visual and practical tools you need to effectively diagnose and treat your patients.

*Full instructions for using QR codes and for downloading your digital Wiley DeskTop Edition are inside the book.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: General Issues in Hyperkinetic Disorders

    1. Chapter 3

      Pathophysiology and Molecular Pathology of Tremor, Myoclonus, and Chorea (pages 26–39)

      Johannes D. Speelman, Elisabeth M. Foncke, Anne-Fleur van Rootselaar and Marina A. Tijssen

  2. Part 2: Tremor Syndromes

    1. Chapter 7

      Other Tremors (pages 95–111)

      Claustre Pont-Sunyer, Eduardo Tolosa and Judith Navarro-Otano

  3. Part 3: Dystonia Syndromes

  4. Part 4: Chorea Syndromes

  5. Part 5: Myoclonus Syndromes

  6. Part 6: Ataxias

    1. Chapter 18

      Inherited and Sporadic Ataxias (pages 279–295)

      Hélio A. G. Teive, Renato P. Munhoz and Tetsuo Ashizawa

  7. Part 7: Other Hyperkinetic Disorders

    1. Chapter 21

      Tardive Dyskinesias (pages 331–352)

      Gonzalo J. Revuelta, Leslie Cloud, Pratibha G. Aia and Stewart A. Factor

    2. Chapter 23

      Paroxysmal Dyskinesias (pages 363–374)

      Miryam Carecchio, João Massano and Kailash P. Bhatia

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