5 edition of Postpolio syndrome found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Julie K. Silver, Anne C. Gawne.|
|Contributions||Silver, J. K. 1965-, Gawne, Anne C. d. 2002|
|LC Classifications||RC180.1 .P6733 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 323 p. :|
|Number of Pages||323|
|LC Control Number||2003107490|
This book on the diagnosis and management of polio-related health problems is an essential resource for polio survivors and their families and health care providers. Dr. Julie K. Silver, who has both personal and professional experience with post-polio syndrome, begins the book by defining and describing PPS and providing a historical overview /5(35). On average, patients who use Zocdoc can search for a doctor for Post-Polio Syndrome, book an appointment, and see the doctor within 24 hours. Same-day appointments are often available, you can search for real-time availability of doctors for Post-Polio Syndrome in your area who accept your insurance and make an appointment online.
Submission of abstracts We have the pleasure to invite you to submit abstracts for the 3rd European Congress on Post Polio Congress10, 11, 12 June , Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain. Below you will find the online submission form. General procedure All abstracts must be submitted before Febru through the on-line submission form below. All. Post-polio syndrome (PPS) embodies the new neuromuscular symptoms that patients with prior paralytic poliomyelitis develop after a stable course from 20 to 40 years. These include new muscle weakness, fatigue, muscular atrophy, muscle pain and various secondary muscular complaints. Fundamental questions regarding the neurobiology of the motor neurones .
Postpolio syndrome (PPS) is a neurologic disorder characterized by new and progressive muscular weakness, pain, and fatigue many years after the occurrence of acute paralytic polio. [ 1, 2 ] Halstead introduced the term "post-polio syndrome" in , and he published revised criteria for diagnosing PPS in , in which new muscle weakness was. Post-polio syndrome is usually considered a specific NEW condition. A diagnosis of exclusion is used to determine if a patient has PPS. This means if a survivor of polio is found to have osteoarthritis, for example, that is what the diagnosis will be – osteoarthritis, not PPS. Because of this, the number will be lower for post-polio syndrome.
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This book on the diagnosis and management of polio-related health problems is an essential resource for polio survivors and their families Postpolio syndrome book health care providers.
Julie K. Silver, who has both personal and professional experience with post-polio syndrome, begins the book by defining and describing PPS and providing a historical overview Cited by: 5.
Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that affects polio survivors years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliomyelitis virus. Most often, polio survivors start to experience gradual new weakening in muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection.
The most common symptoms include slowly progressive muscle. Many survivors of the polio epidemic of the first half of the 20th century are now experiencing a recurrence of symptoms, known as postpolio syndrome (PPS).
This book, written by leaders in the field, describes the features of this disorder and. This newly published book Postpolio Syndrome is being reviewed by: Dianne De Paul: Careline (post-polio newsletter) Editor and Post Polio Survivor (Polio ) This is an up to date "Textbook" on the subject of Polio and Postpolio by: 1.
Post-Polio Syndrome book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The effects of polio that occur decades after the disease has ru 4/5. Post- polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that affects polio survivors years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliomyelitis virus.
Post-polio syndrome is mainly characterized by new weakening in muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection and in muscles that seemingly were unaffected. Richard L. Bruno With the original s vintage PPS specialists and clinics gone, and wet-behind-the-ears doctors knowing nothing about polio survivors’ special needs, the only thing that hasn't changed in 40 years is that polio survivors are still here and still need help.
So once again polio survivors must take care of themselves and now become their own “polio doctors.”. Get this from a library.
Postpolio syndrome. [J K Silver; Anne C Gawne;] -- Many survivors of the polio epidemic of the first half of the 20th century are now experiencing a recurrence of symptoms, known as postpolio syndrome (PPS).
This book, written by leaders in the. Uncovering the Hidden History of Polio to Understand and Treat "Post-Polio Syndrome" and Chronic Fatigue, by Dr.
Richard L. Bruno was published in June by Warner Books. This page book is devoted to the enlightenment and empowerment of patients having some eleven interconnected chronic neurological and.
“Post-Polio Syndrome is a book written for every person who had polio--and their relatives and friends. The book contains nearly everything anyone ever needed or wanted to know about Post-Polio Syndrome.”—Phil Thorpe, Westerly, R.
Sun. Postpolio syndrome is the general term used to describe the numerous new symptoms that may occur as late effects of poliomyelitis (for review, see Jubelt and Cashman, ). Postpolio syndrome includes three main components: systemic symptoms, musculoskeletal complaints, and neurologic manifestations (Codd et al., ; Halstead et al., Purchase Postpolio Syndrome - 1st Edition.
Print Book & E-Book. ISBNpostpolio syndrome: Definition Postpolio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that strikes survivors of the disease polio. PPS occurs about years after the original bout with polio, and causes slow but progressive weakening of muscles.
Description Polio is a disease caused by the poliovirus. It most commonly infects younger children, although. Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a syndrome that affects some people who have had polio (poliomyelitis) and occurs many years (typically from 10 to 40 years) after recovery from the initial infection.
It is characterized by the development of progressive weakness in muscles that were affected by the original polio infection. Postpolio Syndrome-Dr Silver Dr. Silver’s book is probably the best, most complete, and most thorough look at Post Polio Syndrome that I have ever seen and should be in all doctors’ offices.
It is a handbook for all those who had made the trip from polio to post polio syndrome. The book contains nearly everything anyone ever needed or wanted to know about Post-Polio Syndrome.”—Phil Thorpe, Westerly, R.
Sun “There is much still to discover about post-polio syndrome. This book is a beginning to help a lot of people deal with the repercussions of this chronic illness and validate their possible new symptoms. A randomized controlled trial of IV immunoglobulin in patients with postpolio syndrome.
J Neurol Sci. Jul () Trojan DA, Collet JP, Shapiro S, Jubelt B, Miller RG, Agre JC, et al. A multicenter, randomized, double-blinded trial of pyridostigmine in postpolio syndrome.
Neurology. Oct 53(6) Many survivors of the polio epidemic of the first half of the 20th century are now experiencing a recurrence of symptoms, known as postpolio syndrome (PPS). This book, written by leaders in the field, describes the features of this disorder and its diagnosis, evaluation, management, and Author: Julie K.
Silver MD. Post-polio syndrome is a poorly understood condition that can affect people who have had polio in the past. Polio is a viral infection that used to be common in the UK, but is now rare. Most people who had polio would have fought off the infection without even realising they were infected.
xii, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references and index Diagnosing postpolio syndrome: inclusion and exclusion criteria -- Evaluating and treating symptomatic postpolio patients -- The interdisciplinary team assessment -- Electrophysiology of postpolio syndrome -- Joint and muscle pain -- Postpolio fatigue -- Postpolio pulmonary dysfunction -- Pages:.
Treatment for postpolio syndrome PPS is a condition that can affect polio survivors years after recovery from an initial paralytic attack by the polio virus. PPS is characterised by progressive or new muscle weakness or decreased muscle endurance in muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection and in muscles that were seemingly.Poliomyelitis, also commonly known as Polio, is an extremely infectious disease caused by the poliovirus, for which there is no cure. The virus, which mainly affects children under 5 years of age.
attacks the central nervous system through the brain. It was originally thought to have entered via the spinal cord, but this has now been proved to not be the case . Rehabilitation for postpolio sequelaePMID full text link, Paralytic vs.
"nonparalytic" polio: distinction without a difference? PMIDLate functional loss in nonparalytic polio PMID ,full text link of similar article by the authors and, Post-polio syndrome: a guide for polio survivors and their families Chapter 3.