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Neurological Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Diane Playford

CRC Press

152 pages

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Description

The rehabilitation of Parkinson's disease patients comprises various forms of therapy: physical, speech and psychosocial therapy. Physical rehabilitation is used in conjunction with various anti-parkinsonian agents as a non-pharmacological treatment for Parkinson's disease. This book explores the long-term and short-term benefits of physical therapy and the effectiveness of physical rehabilitation. It is ideal for geriatricians, neurologists, pharmacologists and anyone working with these patients.

Table of Contents

The Potential for Recovery and Repair. Impact of the Disease on the Patients. Rehabilitation and Therapy Input. Evaluating the Outcome of Rehabilitation Interventions. Service Delivery (Potential Models of Care).

About the Editor

Diane Playford, Alan J. Thompson

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology