Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Robert H. Brown, Michael Swash, Piera Pasinelli
Taylor & Francis, Oct 29, 1999 - Medical - 392 pages
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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neurone disease is one of the most debilitating and devastating of the neurological diseases. The only comprehensive textbook available on the topic, this completely reorganized and expanded new edition examines all aspects of ALS from pathology to patient care and provides the reader with a ready reference to help with the difficulties encountered in patient diagnosis and treatment. Undoubtedly an important work in the field, this book will be of great interest to clinical neurologists and trainees, and to all those concerned with the care of people with ALS.

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About the author (1999)

During World War II Brown was a research engineer for the Sylvania Electric Products Company. From 1947 to 1970 he chaired the Physics Department and later served as vice president for administration at Walla Walla College in Washington. He became director of the Geoscience Research Institute after a few years at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. Since retirement in 1980 he has continued research in radioactive dating methods and has been published on topics related to creation and evolution. His Ph.D. in physics is from the University of Washington.

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