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Botulinum Toxin Treatment of Muscle Spasticity - A. Magid O. Bakheit

Botulinum Toxin Treatment of Muscle Spasticity

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Published: 15th May 2007
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THE MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE CHRONIC MUSCLE SPASTICITY IS ONE OF THE MAJOR CHALLENGES IN CLINICAL NEUROLOGICAL PRACTICE.TODAY. IT REQUIRES A SKILFUL EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT'S IMPAIRMENTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON MOTOR FUNCTION AND THE SETTING OF TREATMENT GOALS THAT ARE REALISTIC, MEANINGFUL TO THE PATIENT AND RELEVANT IN THAT PATIENT'S ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL CONTEXT. CLINICIANS HAVE MANY DRUGS AND OTHER TREATMENT MODALITIES AT THEIR DISPOSAL FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SPASTICITY. HOWEVER, NONE OF THESE TREATMENTS IS ENTIRELY SATISFACTORY. THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE LATEST ADDITION TO THE LIST OF ANTISPASTICITY AGENTS - BOTULINUM TOXIN. THE BOOK IS INTENDED TO BE A SHORT PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE USE OF BOTULINUM TOXIN IN THE TREATMENT OF MUSCLE SPASTICITY. IT REVIEWS THE CLINICAL EFFICACY OF THIS TREATMENT, DESCRIBES THE INJECTION TECHNIQUES OF THE COMMONLY TREATED MUSCLE GROUPS AND MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE DOSE OF BOTULINUM TOXIN FOR INDIVIDUAL MUSCLES.

ISBN: 9781425997236
ISBN-10: 1425997236
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 15th May 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32