Each volume in the series focuses on a key area of rehabilitation medicine and breaks down the problems, treatments, and expected results into succinct facts, organized alphabetically and presented in bullet-point style for quick reference in the office or clinic. Whether the practitioner needs to look up a diagnostic question, neurorehabilitation complication, or sports intervention, this series provides the answers.
Neuromuscular covers all major topics in pediatric rehabilitation and is comprised of eight sections covering mononeuropthies, polyneuropathies, the neuromuscular junction, motor neuron disease, radiculopthies, plexopathies, muscle diseases, and movement disorders.
Neuromuscular: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference provides the necessary knowledge the busy practitioner needs to deliver quality rehabilitative care to pediatric patients. Addressing more than 100 varied topics presented in a consistent format for maximum clinical utility, this nuts and bolts resource is organized in eight sections. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints and suggested readings.
Edited by Ralph Buschbacher, MD, the Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference series is designed for the busy practitioner. The texts provide quick answers when diagnosing and treating common or more complex rehabilitation issues. All volumes in the series present the listed conditions in a read at-a-glance format with consistent headings for easy access to key information. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings. All Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Referencetitles offer:
- Consistent Approach and Organization: at-a-glance outline format allows readers to find the facts quickly
- Concise Coverage: of must-know information broken down into easy-to-locate topics
- Fast Answers to Clinical Questions: diagnostic and management criteria for problems commonly encountered in daily practice
- Hands-on Practical Guidance: for all types of interventions and therapies
- Multi-Specialty Perspective: ensures that issues of relevance to all rehabilitation team members are addressed
Mononeuropathies: 1.Median Neuropathy at the Wrist, 2.Proximal Median Neuropathies, 3.Anterior Interosseous Neuropathy, 4.Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow/Tardy Ulnar Palsy, 5.Ulnar Neuropathy at the Wrist, 6.Radial Neuropathy at the Spiral Groove, 7.Posterior Interosseous Neuropathy, 8.Radial Sensory Neuropathy, 9.Suprascapular Neuropathy, 10.Axillary Neuropathy, 11.Musculocutaneous Neuropathy, 12.Long Thoracic Neuropathy, 13.Spinal Accessory Neuropathy, 14.Dorsal Ramus Entrapment, 15.LAB/MAB Neuropathies, 16.Sciatic Neuropathy, 17.Deep Peroneal Neuropathy, 18.Common Peroneal Neuropathy, 19.Proximal Femoral Neuropathy, 20.Distal Femoral Neuropathy, 21.Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, 22.Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuropathy, 23.Facial Neuropathy, 24.Trigeminal Neuropathy, 25.Ischemic Nonomelic Neuopathy, Polyneuropathies: 26.Stocking-Glove Polyneuropathy, 27.Asymmetric Polyneuropathy, 28.Porphyria Polyneuropathy, 29.Drug Polyneuropathy, 30.Toxin Polyneuropathy, 31.Nutrition/Vitamin Deficiency Polyneuropathy, 32.Vasculitis Polyneuropathy, 33.Diabetes Polyneuropathy, 34.Infectious Polyneuropathy, 35.Autonomic Polyneuropathy, 36.Tick Paralysis, 37.AIDP, 38.CIDP, 39.HMSN, 40.HIV Polyneuropathy, 41.Lead Polyneuropathy, 42.Critical Illness Polyneuropathy, 43.Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy, 44.Alcohol Polyneuropathy, 45.Herditary Susceptibility to Compression Neuropathies, Neuromuscular Junction: 46.MG, 47.LEMS, 48.Botulism, 49.Congenital MG, 50.Nerve Gas, Motor Neuron Disease: 51.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 52.Primary Lateral Sclerosis, 53.Progressive Bulbar Palsy, 54.Progressive Muscular Atrophy, 55.Spinal Muscular Atrophy, 56.Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, 57.Polio, 58.Post-polio Syndrome, Radiculopathies: 59.Differentiation of Radiculopathies (Acute/Subacute/Chronic), 60.Cervical Radiculopathy, 61.Thoracic Radiculopathy, 62.Lumbar Radiculopathy, Plexopathies: 63.Upper Brachial Plexopathy, 64.Lower Brachial Plexopathy, 65.Traumatic Brachial Plexopathy/Birth Injury, 66.Lumbosacral Plexopathy, 67.Neuralgic Amyotrophy, 68.Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, 69.Radiation Plexopathy, 70.Neoplastic Plexopathy, 71.Inherited Plexopathy, 72.Diabetic Plexopathy, Muscle Diseases: 73.Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, 74.Becker's Muscular Dystrophy, 75.Other Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, 76.Myotonic Dystrophy, 77.Fascioscapulohumeral Dystrophy, 78.Limb-Girdle Dystrophy, 79.Emery Dreifuss Dystrophy, 80.McArdle's Disease, 81.Tauri's Disease, 82.Pompe's Disease, 83.Myotonia Congenita, 84.Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome, 85.Paramyotonia Congenita, 86.Congenital Myopathies, 87.Channelopathies, 88.Periodic Paralysis, 89.Polymyositis, 90.Dermatomyositis, 91.Myopathy Due to Infection, 92.Critical Illness Myopathy, 93.Toxic Myopathies, 94.Rhabdomyolysis, 95.Myopathies Related to Medications (Statins, Antibiotics), Movement Disorders: 96.Parkinson's Disease, 97.Huntington's Disease, 98.Dystonia, 99.Friedrich's Ataxia, 100.Writer's Cramp, 101.Blepharospasm, 102.Torticollis, 103.Tremor, 104.Tourette's Syndrome, 105.Vocal Paralysis/Spasm, 106.Martin-Gruber Anastamosis, 107.Accessory Peroneal Nerve, 108.Temperature/Age/Race/Gender/BMI Effects on Nerve Conduction Studies
About the Editors
Nathan Prahlow, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Co-medical Director, Clarian West Back and Neck Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Indiana University School of Medicine. Indianapolis, IN
John C. Kincaid, MD Kenneth L. and Selma G. Earnest Professor of Neurology, Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Ralph Buschbacher, MD,Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.