Chapter 13. General Management Approach to Dystonia

  1. Mark Hallett2 and
  2. Werner Poewe3
  1. Cynthia L. Comella

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch13

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Comella, C. L. (2008) General Management Approach to Dystonia, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

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Keywords:

  • dystonia;
  • management;
  • non pharmacologic;
  • oral medication;
  • treatment guidelines

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Non-Pharmacologic Interventions

  • Pharmacologic Treatments: Oral Medications (Table 13.1)

  • Treatment Guidelines for Dystonia

  • References