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Movement disorders in children

Movement disorders in children

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Published by Mac Keith Press for the International Child Neurology Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Movement Disorders -- Child

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez, Jean Aicardi ; with contributions from N. Bathien ... [et al.].
    SeriesInternational review of child neurology series, International review of child neurology
    ContributionsFernández-Alvarez, E., Aicardi, Jean., Bathien, N., International Child Neurology Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21486635M
    ISBN 101898683131, 1898683239
    OCLC/WorldCa46848050

    Movement disorders are clinical syndromes with either an excess of movement or a paucity of voluntary and involuntary movements, unrelated to weakness or spasticity. Movement disorders are synonymous with basal ganglia or extrapyramidal diseases. Movement disorders are conventionally divided into two major categories- hyperkinetic and hypokinetic. Specialty: Neurology, Psychiatry.   Simple Sleep-Related Movement Disorders of Childhood Including Benign Sleep Myoclonus of Infancy, Rhythmic Movement Disorder, and Childhood Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep. Sleep Medicine Clinics, Vol. 2, Issue. 3, p. Cited by:

    Movement Disorders in Children brings the combined expertise and experience of two world-known authorities to the systematic and practical study of movement disorders in infancy and childhood.. Aimed at the clinicians and professionals who manage children with these disorders, Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez and Jean Aicardi cover not only the well-known diseases, but also . Movement Disorders—A clinical and therapeutic approach, is a short text book intended for young neurologist, neurosurgeon, psychiatrist, pediatricians and physicians. It is multi-authored book and most of the contributors have interest in or are practicing movement disorders in their day to day practice. It has 9 sections, 46 chapters, plenty of tables and illustrations.

    This book brings together information on childhood movement disorders found primarily in pediatric and neurologic journals.   In this podcast, Michael Wade talks about his book 'Movement Difficulties in Developmental Disorders' that he wrote with David Sugden. About the book: This book presents the latest evidence-based.


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Movement Disorders in Children brings the combined expertise and experience of two world-known authorities to the systematic and practical study of movement disorders in infancy and childhood.

Aimed at the clinicians and professionals who manage children with these disorders, Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez and Jean Aicardi cover not only the well-known diseases, but also Cited by: Movement Disorders in Childhood, Second Edition.

provides the most up-to-date information on the diseases and disorders that affect motor control, an important area of specialization within child neurology. Over the past several decades, advances in genetics, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and other areas of neuroscience have provided new understanding of the.

• 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 drug-induced movement disorders in children, and psychogenic movement disorders to help you better treat.

Movement Disorders in Childhood, Second Edition, provides the most up-to-date information on the diseases and disorders that affect motor control, an important area of specialization within child neurology. Over the past several decades, advances in genetics, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and other areas of neuroscience have provided new understanding of the 5/5(1).

New coverage of genetics and movement disorders, immunology and movement disorders, and an introduction to the latest quantitative analysis; New videos of instructive and unusual childhood movement disorders; BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Neurology.

The Pediatric Movement Disorders Clinic at Children's Colorado diagnoses, evaluates and treats children with movement disorders. This clinic is broken down into two subspecialty clinics for kids with movement disorders: the Tic, Movement disorders in children book and Tremor Clinic and the Complex Movement Clinic.

Movement disorders can result from many types of brain injury, such as head trauma, infection, inflammation, metabolic disturbances, toxins or unintended side effects of medications. They can also be a symptom of other, underlying diseases or conditions, including genetic disorders.

The brain structures that are affected are thought to include. Movement disorders can manifest in numerous ways, with symptoms ranging from subtle to disabling. The most important part of the treatment plan for anyone affected by Parkinson's disease or other movement disorder is a dedicated team of specialists who can monitor your progress and support your optimal health with the latest therapies.

Movement Disorders in Children brings the combined expertise and experience of two world-known authorities to the systematic and practical study of movement disorders in infancy and childhood. Aimed at the clinicians and professionals who manage children with these disorders, Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez and Jean Aicardi cover not only the well-known diseases, but also.

movement disorders, such as Parkinson disease (PD), tremor, tics and dystonia, are common conditions. the age.2,3 the prevalence of tics in school-age children and adolescents can be as high as 21%.4 the clinical presentation of movement disorders is complex, often variable, and sometimes even bizarre.

This is a truly marvellous book. The authors combine their vast clinical experience with an up to date review of literature scattered throughout neurological and paediatric publications to produce the first text book on movement disorders in children.

A clinical approach to movement disorders in childhood is taken with chapters devoted to the predominant Author: R Surtees. Purchase Movement Disorders in Childhood - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNPrint book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Movement disorders in children. Movement Disorders. Child. View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items. Movement Disorders Book Reviews / Book Review: Touretters The stories are touching and describe the experiences of children and adults living with Tourette syndrome, and their family members who support them.

In this book, the uncertainty of not knowing what was going on, the search for diagnosis from different health professionals, the. The variability of presentation of movement disorders in children, depending on age and developmental stage, adds to this difficulty.

The authors of this volume, which is part of the International Review of Child Neurology series, attempt to sort through information on movement disorders and present it in a cohesive, organized manner.

Get this from a library. Movement disorders in childhood. [Harvey S Singer;] -- Experts in the field, Drs. Singer, Mink, Gilbert, and Jankovic, fill the gap in the market by offering the only comprehensive text devoted solely to the diagnoses and treatment of all pediatric.

Movement Disorders in Childhood, Second Edition, provides the most up-to-date information on the diseases and disorders that affect motor control, an important area of specialization within child neurology.

Over the past several decades, advances in genetics, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and other areas of neuroscience have provided new. Tourette syndrome, a condition which causes people to make sudden twitches, movements, or sounds (tics) Tremor and essential tremor, which cause involuntary trembling or shaking movements.

The movements may be in one or more parts of your body. Causes of movement disorders include. Damage to the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves. Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals is the first parent tool I have seen that really breaks therapy down in a simple way that makes one feel "I can do this"/5.

An exception has been the review of Fernandez-Alvarez and Aicardi, who in a large series of children with movement disorders, reported an occurrence of tics (39%), dystonia (24%), tremor (19%), chorea (5%), myoclonus (3%), akinetic-rigid syndromes (2%), and mixed disorders (8%) of a total of patients, excluding those with cerebral palsy.

Stereotypic Movement Disorder is not very common in the general population of children and adolescents. It is a fairly common occurrence within the population of those with intellectual disabilities, however.

To a lesser extent, the behavior is also more common in populations of sensory disabled children, such as blind children. Movement Disorders in Childhood By Harvey S. Singer, Jonathan W. Mink, Donald L. Gilbert, Joseph Jankovic, pp., Saunders Elsevier,$ Although adult neurologists usually are keen to evaluate and treat movement disorders, some movement disorder specialists may not treat children, leaving the leading role to pediatricians who might Author: Francesca Di Biasio.A movement disorder is a condition that arises in the brain that causes a child to move too much or too little.

It can result in a repetitive extra movement or sound, like a motor or vocal tic, or involve a shaking tremor, stiffened posture of the muscles, or difficulties with balance and .