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Neurological and muscular disorders 

Neurological and muscular disorders
Neurological and muscular disorders

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

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date: 15 July 2020

Andrew Teasdale

Epilepsy 240

Cerebrovascular disease 244

Parkinson's disease 246

Anaesthesia in spinal cord lesions 250

Myasthenia gravis 256

Multiple sclerosis 262

Guillain–Barré syndrome 264

Motor neuron disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)  265

Dystrophia myotonica 266

Muscular dystrophy 268

Jane Halsall

Malignant hyperthermia 270

Epilepsy is a disorder characterised by chaotic brain dysfunction leading to symptoms ranging from behavioural disorder through to life-threatening convulsions. Most epileptic patients will be on seizure-modifying drug therapy....

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