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Aspects of the Post-Polio-Syndrome - Second edition published 2012

By Peter Brauer, MD

The “POLIO Selbsthilfe e.V.” publishes the complete works of the Peter Brauer, MD, a medical author well known among experts, in the form of a 228 page-long paperback book.

Content

  • Review of the Current Situation and Definition of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Characteristics of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Problematic PPS Patient or Problematic PPS Physician?
  • Occurrence of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome as an Inheritance of Polio-Encephalomyelitis
  • Risk of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System and Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Problematic Diagnosis of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Symptoms and Signs of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Checklist for the Post-Polio Syndrome?
  • Differential Diagnosis by Exclusion of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Classification of the Post-Polio Syndrome as a Chronic Disease
  • Cardiovascular Involvement in Poliomyelitis and Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Fatigue as a Symptom of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome and Stress
  • Breathing and Sleeping Disorders in Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Temperature Sensitivity in Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Muscle Cramps in Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Burning Muscle Pain in Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Risks in Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Dental Treatment of Polio Survivors
  • False Diagnosis and False Treatment of the Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome as Causality Hypothesis
  • Poliomyelitis Viruses and Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Medical Assessment of Patients Suffering from Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome through Vaccination
  • Acute Post-Polio Syndrome

Appendix

  • I. Poliomyelitis - Striking a Second Time in Life?
    (Information for patients)
  • II. Post-Polio Syndrome as a Tertiary Consequence of Polio-Encephalomyelitis
    (Information for physicians)
  • III. Post-Polio Syndrome as a Severe Chronic Disease
    (Information for funding agencies: health insurances, retirement funds, health and social services)
  • IV. Post-Polio Syndrome as a Physiotherapeutic Problem
    (Information for physiotherapists)
  • V. Poliomyelitis and Post-Polio Syndrome in numbers
    Post-Polio Syndrome after Eugen Roth