This authoritative text and accompanying video focuses on all movement disorders commonly and rarely found in children. Designed to educate the non-expert and the specialist alike, the book discusses neurobiology, classification, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment. The video enhances the material covered in the book by illustrating specific disease entities.
• Includes online access to the complete contents of the book, fully searchable, including all of the book’s illustrations, 58 narrated videos of actual patients and their disorders, and abstracts to Medline at expertconsult.com
• Discusses neurobiology, classification, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment, making this a one-stop-shop for all you need to know to diagnose and treat any child with any movement disorder.
• Offers expert guidance and detailed coverage on today’s hot topics, including movements that occur in sleep, drug-induced movement disorders in children, and psychogenic movement disorders to help you better treat whatever you encounter.
• Addresses developmental, paroxysmal, hyperkinetic and hypokinetic, and other movement disorders, offering complete, comprehensive coverage.
• Presents chapters based on clinical symptomology and disease with specific therapy guidance at the end of each chapter.
• Uses illustrations and a logical organization throughout, making reference a snap.
By Harvey S. Singer, MD, Haller Professor of Pediatric Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore; Director of Pediatric Neurology and the Pediatric Movement Disorders Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Brain and Cognitive Science, and Pediatrics and Chief of Child Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center; Donald L. Gilbert, MD, MS, Director, Tourette Syndrome and Movement Disorders Clinics, Associate Professor of Child Neurology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH and Joseph Jankovic, MD, Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders, Professor of Neurology and Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX