Movement Disorders Book Reviews
Convinced that as an instrument of education, “The pen is mightier than the screen”, the Editors have assembled the experiences of 98 distinguished and authoritative colleagues to present their most memorable cases in movement disorders. Read more.
There are 52 chapters with more than 1,500 pages and hundreds of figures and photographs, outstanding clinicians on the authors list, all under the umbrella of none other than C. David Marsden. This formidable book made a huge impression when I opened the heavy envelope in which it was delivered. Read more.
In this book, the Editors have not only assembled the papers written under the auspices of the Task Force but also went further and included previously unpublished topics and a whole section on methodological issues of rating scales. Read more.
As a group, I find that neurologists still favor eponyms and disease labels that honor celebrated scientists and clinicians of the past. Whereas movement disorders specialists are not more inclined to use these designations than other neurologists, within our field, we retain such nomenclature as Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, among many others. Read more.