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Title Muscular dystrophy : a concise guide / Raymond A. Huml, editor.

Publication Info. Cham : Springer, 2015.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 191 pages) : color illustrations
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 23, 2015)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Muscular dystrophy.
Muscular dystrophy -- Diagnosis.
Muscular dystrophy -- Treatment.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Added Author Huml, Raymond A., editor.
ISBN 9783319173627 electronic bk.
3319173626 electronic bk.
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