Albert P. Galdi
Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (August 31, 1984)
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Neurologists and non-neurologists alike can now not forget about illnesses of the neuromuscular approach. The previous dogma that those issues are either unusual and untreatable has misplaced its validity. fresh technological advances have enabled us to check extra accurately muscle and nerve anatomy, body structure and biochem istry. due to this growth, we're now spotting new neuromuscular di seases in addition to diagnosing extra refined circumstances of myasthenia gravis, myotonia, and metabolic myopathies. remedy of the neuromuscular illnesses has additionally un dergone dramatic swap in response to new discoveries within the fields of immunology and pharmacology. now not are myotonia, periodic paralysis, and malignant hyperthermia untreatable scientific curiosities. now not are circumstances of steroid-un responsive myositis given up as hopeless. as a result of these types of advances, non-sur gical physicians and particularly neurologists needs to replace their wisdom regard ing the neuromuscular issues. This e-book, it truly is was hoping, can assist such clinicians in facing this activity. Emphasis has been put on the analysis and administration of those problems instead of on their pathophysiology. The extra unusual ailments and people of doubtful lifestyles were passed over purposely and left to the bigger and extra encyclopedic reference works. bankruptcy 1 discusses the scientific signs and symptoms of muscle sickness and is designed to let the reader to formulate a differential analysis at the foundation of the patient's heritage and actual exam.