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Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice


  • A concise but comprehensive overview of the diagnosis, treatment and management of common and rarer movement disorders from two key international movement disorder experts

  • Clinically focussed and accessible it will provide a practical guide to the assessment of these complex disorders where diagnosis relies on examination and observation rather than radiology and serological assessments


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Kartik Logishetty, K Ray Chaudhuri
    Pages 1-31
  3. K Ray Chaudhuri, Prashanth Reddy
    Pages 33-47
  4. Rosalie Sherman, K Ray Chaudhuri
    Pages 49-66
  5. William G Ondo
    Pages 67-75
  6. William G Ondo
    Pages 77-88
  7. William G Ondo
    Pages 89-106
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 107-110

About this book


Movement disorders attack the part of the brain that controls our movements, they are a complex group of disorders, spanning all aspects of neurological illnesses. Such disorders are widespread, often destroying the independence of those affected.

Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice provides a concise, practical overview of the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with these debilitating conditions, including a brief evaluation of ongoing clinical trials. Edited by two key international movement disorder experts, chapters cover:

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Parkinsonian syndromes

  • Dystonia

  • Tremor

  • Restless legs syndrome

  • An overview of other movement disorders


Disorder Dystonia Movement Parkinson Parkinson's Restless leg

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.LondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.HoustonUSA

About the authors

K Ray Chaudhuri is Consultant Neurologist and Professor of Neurology and Movement Disorders at King’s College Hospital NHS foundation Trust, University Hospital Lewisham, King’s College London and the Institute of Psychiatry.

William G Ondo is Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, and Associate Director at the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic in Houston, Texas.

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