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Parkinson's Disease

Clinican's Desk Reference, 1st Edition

By Donald Grosset, Hubert Fernandez, Katherine Grosset, Michael Okun

CRC Press

176 pages | 100 Color Illus.

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Description

This books’ coverage ranges from incidence, diagnosis, investigation, drug treatments, non-motor features of Parkinson’s Disease, assessment scales and surgical intervention, to the role of nurses, physio– and occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, dieticians, and to the use of complementary medicine.

Reviews

This easy-to-read book ably summarizes Parkinson's disease…highly recommended as a model of clarity

Clinical Medicine

Excellent diagrams, charts and tables presented in easily readable pastels…There are only two UK contributors but the content is relevant to the UK reader; particularly the well-summarised facts and figures chapter but also those dealing with clinical aspects and drug treatments…Notwithstanding the international dimensions to this book, it is indeed a concise, practical and useful resource.

—Peter Fletcher, Age and Ageing, May 2010

Table of Contents

Parkinson’s disease facts and figures

Clinical diagnosis of Parkinsonism and tremor

Diagnostic testing and neuroimaging

Drug treatment

Non-Motor features of Parkinson’s Disease

Motor and non-motor assessment scales in Parkinson’s disease

Surgical therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

The role of the nurse specialist in the management of Parkinson’s disease

The role of the physiotherapist and occupational therapist

The role of the speech language pathologist

The role of the dietician

Complementary medicine and PD

About the Series

Clinician's Desk Reference Series

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Subject Categories

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