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20 things to know about deep brain stimulation / Erwin B. Montgomery, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Montgomery, Erwin B., Jr., author.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (293 p.)
Subjects:
Brain stimulation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An iconoclast in-depth analysis of the current understanding of DBS: efficacy, safety, indications, selection criteria and post-operative management. This book is an epistemic analysis of the presumptions, assumptions and fallacies. It provides the revolutionary potential and the complexity of DBS in changing healthcare delivery; the ethics are discussed in detail.
Contents:
What is deep brain stimulation?
Why DBS?
DBS is effective for patients with Parkinson's disease
Identifying the least acceptable deep brain stimulation candidates among patients with Parkinson's disease
Post-operative management of patients with Parkinson disease
DBS is safe and effective for essential tremor
Identifying the least acceptable deep brain stimulation candidates among patients with essential tremor
Post-operative care for essential tremor
DBS is safe and effective for patients with dystonia
Identifying the least acceptable DBS candidates among patients with dystonia
Post-operative management of patients with dystonia
Deep brain stimulation is safe and effective for Tourette's syndrome
Identifying the least acceptable DBS candidates among patients with Tourette's syndrome
Deep brain stimulation for cerebellar outflow tremor
Deep brain stimulation for hyperkinetic disorders
DBS is safe and effective for obsessive-compulsive disorder
Could DBS be effective in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
Deep brain stimulation and insights to pathophysiology and physiology
Ethical issues of DBS
The future of deep brain stimulation.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-933884-1
0-19-020974-7
0-19-933883-3
OCLC:
899007102
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