Description - Peripheral Neuropathy by Peter James Dyck
Covers the disorders of the peripheral nervous system including their clinical, neurophysiologic, pathologic and biochemical features. Extensive illustrations and chapter outlines are provided for enhanced learning and quick reference.Provides authoritative, in-depth information on neurobiology and diseases of the peripheral nervous system.Presents complete coverage of development - anatomy - physiology - pharmacology -special testing (nerve conduction and EMG), autonomic testing, and testing of impairment and disability - and the diagnosis, management, and outcomes for peripheral neuropathies.Includes information on epidemiologic survey and pharmaceutical industry trials, with coverage of the complications of diabetes mellitus and other metabolic diseasesFeatures new clinically oriented sections that discuss key areas such as pain management - peripheral neuropathies and cancer - pediatric management issues - new diagnostic techniques Discusses new developments in molecular genetics, new manifestations of altered immunity, metabolic disease, and course.Covers the many new treatment and management techniques now available, including strategies for patients with infections, altered immunity, lymphoma and paraneoplastic neuropathies, and metabolic neuropathies.Includes new coverage of the enteric nervous system, management of gut dysmotility, cutaneous receptors and their function, cutaneous innervation, and quantitative sensation testing.
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(276mm x 216mm x mm)
W B Saunders Co Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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