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Restless Legs Syndrome

1st Edition

By K. Ray Chaudhuri, C. Warren Olanow, Per Odin

CRC Press

148 pages | 10 Color Illus. | 70 B/W Illus.

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Description

Although briefly covered in neurology texts, until now there has been no professional-level publication dedicated solely to restless legs syndrome (RLS). Most of what is available is either out-of-date or too general. Written by a panel of experts, Restless Legs Syndrome fills the void. Focusing on diagnosis and management, the authors discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology and its clinical associations, and clinical features of RLS. They also explore how to correctly diagnose the many different types of patients who present with this disorder. The book's discussions of the wide range of treatment options available gives clinicians the information they need to formulate appropriate pharmacological or non-pharmacological therapeutic regimens.

Table of Contents

What is Restless Legs Syndrome? K.R. Chaudhuri and C. Meilak

Diagnostic Criteria, P. Odin

Epidemiology, M. Joebges, P. Odin, and K.R. Chaudhuri

Pathophysiology of Restless Legs Syndrome, M. Mrowka, K.R. Chaudhuri, and P. Odin

Clinical Features, C. Meilak and K.R. Chaudhuri

Augmentation and Rebound, K.R. Chaudhuri

Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome, W. Ondo

Restless Legs Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment, W. Tse, W. Kroller, and C.W. Olanow

Diagnosis of the Restless Legs Syndrome: The Use of the Sleep Laboratory, R. Egatz, C. Serrano, and D. Garcia-Borreguero

Summary and Conclusions, K.R. Chaudhuri

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology