Motor neuron disease in adults / edited by Mark Bromberg, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Contemporary neurology series ; 88.
Contemporary neurology series ; 88
xxviii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Motor neurons -- Diseases.
Medical subjects:
Motor Neuron Disease.
Introduction to motor neuron disease
History of the recognition of motor neuron disease
Nomenclature & classification of motor neuron disease
Clinical anatomy, physiology and pathology of motor neuron disease
Clinical features of motor neuron disease
Frontotemporal dysfunction and dementia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Laboratory tests for motor neuron disease
Biomarkers for motor neuron disease
Imaging in motor neuron disease
Diagnostic criteria for motor neuron disease
Differential diagnosis of motor neuron disease
Motor neuron disease progression
Epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Genetics of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia
Genome-wide approaches to identify amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-associated genes
Pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Convergence and divergence in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis syndrome: genetics, molecular pathways and molecular mechanisms:
Immunologic aspects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Cyanobacteria, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and the BMAA hypothesis
Animal models of adult motor neuron disease
Multidisciplinary clinics and practice parameters and guidelines
Allied health and other providers
Respiratory assessment and management
Nutritional assessment and management
Communication assessment and management
Psychological and psychiatric assessment and management
Symptoms and management
Intimacy, sexuality and pregnancy
Quality of life
Caregiver issues
End of life care
Costs of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis care
Clinical trial designs in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Stem cell therapy for motor neuron disease.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bernard Weiss Memorial Fund.
Bromberg, M. B. (Mark B.), editor.
Bernard Weiss Memorial Fund.
Other format:
Online version: Motor Neuron Disease in Adults.
9780199783113 (alk. paper)
019978311X (alk. paper)
9780199783168 (ebk.)
0199783160 (ebk.)
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