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Published: 18 March 1999

512 Pages | 100 halftones and line figures


ISBN: 9780803602694

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Hiroshi Mitsumoto, David A. Chad, and Erik P. Pioro

F. A. Davis Co.

Contemporary Neurology Series

  • Reviews the newest modes of neuroimaging as used to diagnose ALS and to investigate the disease process
  • Clearly explains the relationship between electrotoxicity and free radical injury to foster a better understanding of the cell death process
  • Comprehensively covers recent clinical trials with a thorough discussion on their potential problems and issues
  • Provides a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and outlines alternative treatment options, including unconventional therapies and the pros and cons of ventilators
  • Includes a thoughful discussion of end-of-life issues and advice on how patients and their families can handle the financial stresses imposed by ALS

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