Updated and expanded with nine additional chapters, Movement Disorder Emergencies: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for general neurologists, specialists, fellows, and residents eager to improve their approach toward the patient with a movement disorder emergency. In this comprehensive second edition, prominent neurologists from around the world logically and systematically review the major movement disorder emergencies, instructing the reader on how optimally to recognize and manage these problems. The authors cover a broad range of disorders, including acute dystonic reactions, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, startle syndromes, tic emergencies, and others; and they stress the importance of certain obvious diagnoses such as Wilson's disease, dopa-responsive dystonia, and Whipple's disease, in which delayed diagnosis in less emergent situations can lead to slowly evolving and often irreversible neurologic damage with tragic consequences. In addition, nine topics not covered in the first edition are provided, including genetic counseling and testing crises, suicide risk, psychogenic movement disorders, and others. Patient vignettes at the beginning of each chapter focus the reader's attention and highlight the urgency of the problem. Since astute clinical diagnosis of many movement disorders is still largely dependent on visual pattern recognition in the clinic, an accompanying online collection of physician-patient vignettes illustrates virtually all of the movement disorders described in the text. Importantly, the authors also discuss a range of new treatment paradigms that have emerged since publication of the first edition, especially deep brain stimulation. Authoritative and a leading text in the field, Movement Disorder Emergencies: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is an established, practical reference that continues to achieve excellence in the field of diagnosis and management of movement disorder emergencies.
"The editors have compiled a unique and excellent review on the challenging topic of movement disorder emergencies...one of the most valuable aspects of this book is the companion CD-ROM...the authors have provided outstanding examples of various rare conditions that are considered movement disorder emergencies...this is a very new and important contribution to the neurologic literature." Weighted Numerical Score: 94 - 4 Stars! - Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal<p>"In this slim volume, the editors give a brief introduction to movement disorders . This is a nice clinical book directed to front-line doctors but with an emphasis I think on those in adult neurology especially those in adult neurology training. Most chapters include clinical vignettes, and at the back of the book is a CD with illustrative videos, an indispensable aid in a subject . I think that the book deserves a place in any hospital that sees emergencies in children." (John B. P. Stephen
Ch 1: A Brief Introduction to Movement Steven J. Frucht Ch 2: Acute Parkinsonism Joseph H. Friedman Hubert H. Fernendez Ch 3: Parkinsonism-Hyperpyrexia Syndrome in Parkinson's Disease Stewart A. Factor Daniel E. Huddleston Ch 4: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Stanley N. Caroff Stephan C. Mann Kenneth A. Sullivan E. Cabrina Campbell Ch 5: Malignant Catatonia Stephan C. Mann Stanley N. Caroff Henry R. Bleier E. Cabrina Campbell Ch 6: Psychosis and Parkinson's Disease Christina L. Vaughan Jennifer G. Goldman Ch 7: Abductor Paresis in Shy-Drager Disease Eiji Isozaki Ch 8: Movement Disorder Emergencies of ohe Upper Aerodigestive Tract Lesley Childs Scott Rickert Boris Bentsianov Ajay Chitkara Anthony Cultrara Andrew Blitzer Ch 9: Dystonic Storm Melissa J. Nirenberg Blair Ford Ch 10: Pseudodystonic Emergencies Jong-Min Kim Beom S. Jeon Ch 11: Tardive and Neuroleptic-Induced Emergencies Paul E. Greene Steven J. Frucht Ch 12: Hemiballism-Hemichorea Ronald B. Postuma Anthony E. Lang Ch 13: Sydenham's chorea, PANDAS and other Post-streptococcal neurological disorders Roser Pons Ch 14: Emergencies in Huntington's Disease Kathleen M. Shannon Ch 15: Acute Spinal Rigidity PD Thompson Ch 16: Tic Emergencies Vanessa K. Hinson Christopher G. Goetz Ch 17: Malignant Phonic Tics Joseph Jankovic Ch 18: Serotonin Syndrome Mark Forrest Gordon Adena N. Leder Ch 19: Risks and Dangers From Hyperekplexia and Other Startle Disorders Frederick Andermann Eva Andermann Ch 20: Perioperative emergencies associated with deep brain stimulation Takashi Morishita Adam P. Burdick Michael S. Okun Ch 21: Psychogenic Movement Disorders Daniel Schneider Daniel T. Williams Ch 22: Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis and other autoimmune and paraneoplastic movement disorders Jessica Panzer Josep Dalmau Ch 23: Wilson's disease George J Brewer Ch 24: Dopa-Responsive Dystonia Yoshiaki Furukawa Mark Guttman Shinichiro Nakamura Stephen J. Kish Ch 25: Whipple's Disease Eoin Mulroy John Lynch Tim Lynch Ch 26: Driving risk in patients with movement disorders Ergun Y. Uc Ch 27: Genetics and Genetic Counseling Related Issues Martha A. Nance Ch 28: Suicide risk in Parkinson's disease Valerie Voon