Easy read information booklet for botulinum toxin injection

Easy read leaflet Botulinum toxin injection- dr Sajida Javaid Dr Sajida Javaid and her team  (ABM ULHB - Rehabilitation Medicine, Neath Port Talbot Hospital) have designed  an “Easy read” information booklet to help patients with cognitive impairment to better understand botulinum toxin treatment and set expectations for clinic appointments. The presentation of  this leaflet [...]

November 5th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on Easy read information booklet for botulinum toxin injection

BNN information leaflet for patient before injection

Info for patients What to tell a patient before consenting for Botulinum toxin injections? 1-The most important part of consenting patient before botulinum  toxin injection is to inform the patient about the procedure and what to expect following  the injections. tehse leaflet can be download and given to teh patient before or at [...]

October 17th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on BNN information leaflet for patient before injection

BNN consent form for Botulinum toxin injections

The BNN has performed a survey among his members about patient written consent for Botulinum Toxin injections and Dr Miles  Humberstone presented the results at the BNN 2017 annual meeting in Oxford,  followed by a discussion from the BNN members. It  was noted that although the majority ( 57%) of surveyed BNN members routinely take [...]

October 6th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on BNN consent form for Botulinum toxin injections

Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid

The third international conference -Toxins 2017- basic science and cinical aspects of Botulinum toxin and other neurotoxins- will be held on the 18-21 January2017 in Madrid, Spain. https://www.neurotoxins.org/toxins-2017/ A good opportunity to meet our colleagues injectors from all over the world. Also a large place of the program to basic sciences to keep up with [...]

December 9th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid

Cochrane review of Botulinum toxin treatment

The Cochrane Library  is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The use of Botulinum Toxin in therapeutic has been extensively assessed in its different indications. These reviews help us to keep a critical view on published studies and to assess our indications, in particular as a large part of the therapeutic use is outside the license. [...]

December 2nd, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Cochrane review of Botulinum toxin treatment

Laryngeal electromyography

Laryngeal electromyography is an important  diagnosis and therapeutic tool. Most commonly the laryngeal electromyography  guide the hand of the botulinun toxin injector into the adductors and the abductors muscles of the vocal cords in the treatment of spasmodic dysphonia and of breathing laryngeal dystonia. It's also an important diagnostic tool for inspirational stridor to distinguish [...]

November 30th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Laryngeal electromyography

The BNN therapeutic guidelines for non responders CD

This article, written by the British Neurotoxin Network taskforce, reviewed the therapeutic guidelines for the management of cervical dystonia patients with poor response to Botulinum toxin treatment. Abstract Botulinum toxin (BoNT) injections are an effective treatment for cervical dystonia. Approximately 20% of patients eventually stop BoNT treatment, mostly because of treatment failure. These recommendations review [...]

November 20th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on The BNN therapeutic guidelines for non responders CD