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Sleep-Related Eating Disorders

Federica Provini.

in Sleep and Movement Disorders

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 4714 words.

This chapter describes the major findings of the diff erent night-eating behaviors that might serve to distinguish the different patterns of eating. Although the relationship between night...

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Knowledge and science are not enough

Wolfgang Grisold.

in Advocacy in Neurology

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 5258 words.

Knowledge and science are the basis of neurology, while competence, skills, and possession of a virtue synthetically referred to as ‘phronesis’ are also expected in clinical practice. There...

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Beliefs and Brain Death

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.

in Brain Death

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 4898 words.

Globalization has increased cultural diversity in many communities. This has immediate implications for care of patients with catastrophic neurological injury and later discussions of brain...

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Special Topics in Military Personnel

David L Brody.

in Concussion Care Manual

August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 452 words.

The best collateral source may be another service member with whom the patient has served in addition to a family member. Evaluate explicitly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic...

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Chorea, Athetosis, and Ballism

Kevin M. Biglan.

in Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

May 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 13068 words.

The terms “chorea, “athetosis,” and “ballism” are all derived from Greek words meaning “to dance,” “not fixed,” and “to throw,” respectively. Consistent with this shared etymology, chorea,...

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Health economic considerations in neurodegenerative disorders

Thomas Rapp, Pauline Chauvin, Nadège Costa and Laurent Molinier.

in Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 11508 words.

The number of people living with neurodegenerative disorders has increased worldwide, mainly because of population ageing. The associated increase in demand for care raises two main types...

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Looking to the Future

Riitta Hari and Aina Puce.

in MEG-EEG Primer

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 3470 words.

This chapter looks to the future of MEG and EEG. Advances are expected both in instrumentation and in data-analysis tools suitable for experiments carried out in naturalistic settings....

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Neurobiology of Child Maltreatment and Psychological Trauma

Nikeea Copeland-Linder, Edore Onigu-Otite, Jennifer Serico, Mariflor Jamora and Harolyn M.E. Belcher.

in Neurobiology of Disease

August 2016; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 6596 words.

Trauma is defined as exposure to an event or situation that overwhelms one’s capacity to cope, and threatens or causes harm to mental and physical well-being. This may include direct...

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I have not slept in years

Himender Makker, Matthew Walker, Hugh Selsick, Bhik Kotecha and Ama Johal.

in Oxford Case Histories in Sleep Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 2509 words.

Mrs W was a middle-aged housewife who was referred to a community mental health team for assessment following an uncharacteristic outburst of anger towards her GP. She had been coming to...

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Possible effects of pramipexole on neck muscles in a patient with Parkinson's disease

Roberto Filippi, Mario Rasetti, Marco Lenzi and Peter Bright.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Neurology. 1180 words.

Recent case reports suggest a possible causal correlation between antecollis and pramipexole. Here, we report the case of a 62-year-old Italian man with a 2-year history of Parkinson's...

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Huntington’s Disease

Roger A. Barker and Josef Priller.

in Oxford Textbook of Movement Disorders

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8387 words.

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a rare autosomal dominant neurodegenerative condition that commonly presents in mid life with a combination of a movement disorder and psychiatric and cognitive...

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Neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness

Olivier Bodart, Vanessa Charland-Verville, Steven Laureys and Olivia Gosseries.

in Oxford Textbook of Neuroimaging

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 5881 words.

New technological and scientific advances offer the neurological community unique ways in which to improve our understanding and management of disorders of consciousness occurring after a...

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General Principles of Medical Management

R. E. Williams.

in The Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease)

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 2696 words.

Despite the findings of extensive basic scientific and clinical research, the NCLs remain a group of neurodegenerative disorders for which there is currently no cure. They share many...

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Advocacy and the perspective of (neurology) nursing

Hanneke Zwinkels.

in Advocacy in Neurology

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 3868 words.

The advocacy role of neurology nurses—similar as to other involved healthcare professionals—is to support the patient and the caregiver through active involvement in analysing needs during...

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Headache research in Europe and the United States

Todd J Schwedt and Robert E Shapiro.

in Headache care, research and education worldwide

May 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 2570 words.

Research on headache disorders is supported by funding from both public and private agencies. Extremely few of these funding sources are devoted solely to the support of headache research....

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Animal Models for Evaluating Antiepileptogenesis

H. Steve White.

in Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies

July 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8823 words.

The need to find a therapy that will prevent or delay the development of epilepsy in the susceptible individual is evident, and many of the required tools have already been developed....

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Principles of brain single-photon emission computed tomography imaging

Yong Du and Habib Zaidi.

in Oxford Textbook of Neuroimaging

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 9112 words.

Molecular neuroimaging using high resolution single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) has advanced and steadily gained importance in the clinical and research arenas. As brain...

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Primary prevention of stroke

Anna M. Cervantes-Arslanian and Sudha Seshadri.

in Oxford Textbook of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 14387 words.

Stroke is a major cause of disability and death worldwide. Primary prevention of stroke is of paramount importance and a key element in the United Nations’ effort towards prevention and...

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The Epidemiology of Vertigo and Imbalance

Hannelore K. Neuhauser.

in Oxford Textbook of Vertigo and Imbalance

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8912 words.

The epidemiology of vertigo and imbalance is still an emerging field despite its usefulness for clinical decision making and patient care. In the last decade, population-based...

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Therapy of Central Nervous System Infections

Nicholas L. King and Karen L. Roos.

in Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology

September 2010; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 15031 words.

The ability to identify the causative organism of a central nervous system infection (CNS) has been significantly improved over the last several years due to the availability of new...

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