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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Neuromuscular diseases -- Diagnosis,
  • Neuromuscular Diseases -- diagnosis,
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological,
  • Electromyography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesNeuromuscular disorders
Statement[edited by] Tulio E. Bertorini ; with 32 contributing authors.
ContributionsBertorini, Tulio E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC925.7 .C56 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 878 p. :
Number of Pages878
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19581219M
ISBN 100750672900

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You’ll also find expert guidance on the basic mechanisms of neuromuscular disorders, clinical examination, and diagnostic tests—including EMG, muscle biopsy, genetic testing, and more. Show less In this unique book, Dr. Bertorini guides you through more than cases that demonstrate the diagnosis and management of a wide range of common. Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence A Clinician's Approach. Clearly, all these diagnostic tests remain useful, and it is up to the modern clinician to make informed decisions, after the initial clinical evaluation, to facilitate an accurate biomolecular diagnosis as quickly and as economically as possible.   You'll also find expert guidance on the basic mechanisms of neuromuscular disorders, clinical examination, and diagnostic tests-including EMG, muscle biopsy, genetic testing, and more. Key Features More than detailed case studies explore both common and rare neuromuscular disorders and the treatment protocols for each, equipping you with Pages: In this unique book, Dr. Bertorini guides you through more than cases that demonstrate the diagnosis and management of a wide range of common and rare neuromuscular disorders. No other reference boasts such a large array of clinical studies devoted to all areas of this broad topic!