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Title Muscular dystrophy : a concise guide / Raymond A. Huml, editor
Published Cham : Springer, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 191 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Introduction to muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml -- Muscular dystrophy : historical background and types / Raymond A. Huml -- FSHD : the most common type of muscular dystrophy? / Raymond A. Huml and Daniel P. Perez -- Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies : underlying genetic and molecular mechanisms / Jean K. Mah -- An overview of the other muscular dystrophies : underlying genetic and molecular mechanisms / Jean K. Mah -- Transition from childhood to adult in patients with muscular dystrophy / Elba Yesi Gerena Maldonado and Kathryn R. Wagner -- Overview of current treatments for muscular dystrophy / Zheng (Jane) Fan -- Physical therapy and orthotic devices / Laura E. Case -- Orthopedic management of the child with muscular dystrophy / Robert K. Lark and Elizabeth W. Hubbard -- Global regulatory landscape / Raymond A. Huml -- Key challenges to the approval of products to treat patients with muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml -- Pharmaceutical products and non-pharmaceutical interventions as potential treatments for patients with muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml -- US patient advocacy groups / Meredith L. Huml -- Global and national patient registries / Raymond A. Huml -- Summary / Raymond A. Huml
Summary This practical and concise guide offers an overview of muscular dystrophy's (MD) complicated features, treatment options and general resources. New treatments and a greater understanding of proteins and structures associated with MD are discussed along with long-term patient care. Also included are clinical and developmental challenges within the current regulatory landscape and recent scientific and clinical advances. Muscular Dystrophy: A Concise Guide offers clinicians, researchers, pharmaceutical executives and patient advocacy groups an easy-to-read reference that provides the necessary perspectives of the care giver and patient
Analysis therapie
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 23, 2015)
Subject Muscular dystrophy.
Muscular dystrophy -- Diagnosis
Muscular dystrophy -- Treatment
Muscular Dystrophies
Medicine: general issues.
Neurology & clinical neurophysiology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Muscular dystrophy
Form Electronic book
Author Huml, Raymond A., editor.
ISBN 9783319173627