Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (2ndedition)

ISBN : 9780198705062

Mark J. Edwards; Maria Stamelou; Niall Quinn; Kailash P. Bhatia
360 Pages
100 x 180 mm
Pub date
Jan 2016
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Neurology
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This is the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders aiming to provide its readership with the latest developments and innovation across the discipline. Alongside this update in content, the addition of new, insightful sections suggested by readers and other experts in the field, will allow the handbook to further develop as the premier quick reference guide for movement disorders. The varied and detailed composition of the handbook's chapters is extremely useful for the various readership of this title. The new edition advances the the knowledge and depth of the previous edition with the addition of a number of new sections. This new and improved edition will be a welcome and extremely useful addition to the neurological world.


1. Approach to patients with movement disorders

2. Anatomy and function of the basal ganglia

3. Parkinson's disease

4. Atypical parkinsonism

5. Tremor

6. Tics

7. Chorea

8. Myoclonus

9. Dystonia

10. Drug-induced movement disorders

11. Paroxysmal movement disorders

12. Movement disorders and ataxia

13. Movement disorders and sleep

14. Other dyskinetic syndromes

15. Functional (Psychogenic) movement disorders

16. Startle and stiff-person syndromes

About the author: 

Mark J Edwards, St George's University, London, UK; Maria Stamelou, Assistant Professor of Neurology; Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, and University of Athens, Greece; Niall Quinn, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK; Kailash P Bhatia, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London

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