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A Guide to the Diagnosis & Management of Myasthenia Gravis by Dr. JoŽl Oger. Illustrations by WatersBiomedical.com

A Guide to the Diagnosis & Management of Myasthenia Gravis, by Dr. Joel OGER

A convenient, complete and clear handbook to diagnosing and managing Myasthenia Gravis.

Written by an authority on Myasthenia Gravis and other neuro immune disorders, A Guide to the Diagnosis and Management of Myasthenia Gravis was written to assist medical professionals and patients who want to improve their knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of Myasthenia Gravis. This publication includes the latest information regarding epidemiology and pathophysiology of the disease, and a full review of the options available for the diagnosis, treatment and management of this autoimmune disorder.

The handbook features 83 pages of clear information about the signs and symptoms that professionals use to diagnose and classify patients' Myasthenia Gravis. Diagnosis include Bulbar Predominant, Ocular and Generalized MG and variants including Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) and Congenital Myasthenic Syndroms.

The guide details the tests and protocols that are available to medical professionals to confirm clinical diasgnosis of the various forms of Myastheni Gravis. A Guide to Diagnosis and Management of Myasthenia Gravis also documents the most up to date treatment options to manage the disease, including dosage for the following:

  • Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors,
  • Thymectomy,
  • Corticosteroid Agents,
  • Immunosuppressive Therapies,
  • Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg),
  • Plasma Exchange (Plex),
  • IVI versus Plex,

Contra-indicated Medications are also listed.

This Guide to the Diagnosis and Management of Myasthenia Gravis is available in English and French.


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