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Movement Disorders in the Emergency

  • Madhuri Behari
  • Vibhor Pardasani
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Abstract

Movement disorders classically have an insidious onset and slow progression and are usually not associated with emergency situations. Infrequently, there do arise rapidly evolving movement disorders or acute complications of existing movement disorders that need immediate attention and rapid management which can be life-saving [1, 2]. This chapter deals with the clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of some common movement disorders presenting to the emergency department (ED).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madhuri Behari
    • 1
  • Vibhor Pardasani
    • 2
  1. 1.Consultant Neurologist, Fortis Hospital, Vasant KunjNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of NeurologySeven Hills HospitalMumbaiIndia

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