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1st Edition

Neurological Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease

Edited By

Diane Playford

ISBN 9781841842974
Published July 24, 2003 by CRC Press
152 Pages

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Book 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).

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