Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fifth Edition

Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons Ph.D.

May 9, 2013 by CRC Press
Reference - 619 Pages - 51 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781841849089 - CAT# H100290
Series: Neurological Disease and Therapy


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    • Offers a comprehensive overview of the clinical presentation, pathology, neurochemistry, etiology, and control of Parkinson's disease
    • Presents an integrated approach to the management of Parkinsonian symptoms
    • Guides readers through the most recent neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques to enhance diagnostic accuracy
    • Includes hundreds of field-specific references and discussions on new therapies, treatment methods, and current research findings
    • Helps to enhance patient quality of life with expert analyses of emerging medications, surgical procedures, rehabilitation strategies, genetic studies, and advances in diagnostic imaging


    Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014

    This volume has long prevailed as one of the leading resources on Parkinson's disease (PD). Fully updated with practical and engaging chapters on pathology, neurochemistry, etiology, and breakthrough research, this source spans every essential topic related to the identification, assessment, and treatment of PD.

    Reflecting the many advances that have taken place in the management of PD, this volume promotes a multidisciplinary approach to care and supplies new sections on the latest pharmacologic, surgical, and rehabilitative therapies, as well as essential diagnostic, imaging, and nonmotor management strategies.

    New to this edition:

    • Early identification of premotor symptoms
    • Potential disease modification agents
    • Physical and occupational therapy

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