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Parkinson S Disease Second Edition

Author : Ronald F. Pfeiffer
ISBN : 9781439807149
Genre : Science
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In recent years, considerable advances have been made in our knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's disease (PD). In particular, there has been an explosion of information regarding genetic contributions to the etiology of PD and an increased awareness of the importance of the non-motor features of the disease. Theories regarding the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of PD have also been refined, and new treatment modalities and advances implemented. Reflecting these changes, this second edition features new chapters devoted to genetic aspects of PD, non-motor features of the disease, and aspects of the pathophysiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of PD.

Parkinson S Disease

Author : Dr. Stewart A. Factor, DO
ISBN : 1934559873
Genre : Medical
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Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the world. Still the only major text on the subject, the completely revised and updated second edition of Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management comes at a time when specialists have made important advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, investigation, and management of Parkinson's disease. The book includes 23 completely new chapters, and has updated information on: Genetics Pathology Biomarkers Pathogenesis Impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease Updated outcome measures Complementary and alternative medicine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease Together the chapters form a comprehensive review of the many issues facing PD physicians today. Lucid and easily readable from beginning to end, each chapter may also stand on its own as a scholarly review of the individual subject. Each one is concisely written and heavily referenced for this purpose. The second edition of Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management provides a state-of-the-art review of where we've been, where we are now, and where we are going in treating this disease.

Scientific Basis For The Treatment Of Parkinson S Disease

Author : Nestor Galvez-Jimenez
ISBN : 9780203337769
Genre : Medical
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Completely updated including coverage of the Parkin gene, this second edition unveils advances in the genetics of Parkinson's Disease (PD). The author reviews the role of alpha synuclein in the genesis of PD and covers tau protein and related diseases, MPTP and drug induced PD, oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, and apoptosis. He explores pharmacological approaches to the treatment of PD such as the use of COMT inhibitors and dopamine agonist and advances in technology such as devices that provide additional treatment options including deep brain stimulation and transplantation. The book concludes with new chapters covering the differential diagnosis of PD and related disorders.

Parkinson S Disease

Author : Shelley Peterman Schwarz
ISBN : 9781458746382
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease can be distressing, and adjusting to the effects of the disease can be difficult. The second edition of Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier will help readers lead a remarkably unlimited life. Filled with tips, techniques, and shortcuts readers will learn basic lessons for conserving time and energy, enabling them to do more of the things they want to do. Throughout the book, specially marked tips are provided for those who provide care and support for people with this disease. By adapting their routine, making their homes more accessible, and keeping a positive outlook, readers will have the power to take control of their life and rise above the challenges of PD.

The New Parkinson S Disease Treatment Book

Author : J. Eric Ahlskog (MD, PhD.)
ISBN : 9780190231866
Genre : Health & Fitness
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As many as one million Americans, including Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali, suffer from Parkinson's Disease. Now, a leader in the fight against Parkinson's, Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog of the Mayo Clinic, has revised and updated his definitive guide for patients and their families. Dr. Ahlskog offers a crystal-clear, nuts-and-bolts approach to the treatment of PD, distilled from more than 30 years of experience as a clinician and researcher. His goal is to educate patients so that they can better team with their doctors to do battle with the disease, streamlining the decision-making process and enhancing their treatment. To do this, Dr. Ahlskog offers a gold mine of information: How do I know if I have PD? What kinds of tests can I take? What medications slow the progress of the disease? What if medications don't help my tremor? What kinds of movement problems may develop later? How can I cope with insomnia and daytime sleepiness, dizziness and depression, memory problems, paranoia, and delusions? Indeed, the book covers virtually every topic related to Parkinson's, from sexual impotence and skin rashes, to the role of nutrition, exercise, and physical therapy. In addition, Dr. Ahlskog discusses brain surgery (though he urges that patients only consider this as a last resort) and such experimental therapies as stem cell transplantation and gene therapy. There are also lists of support and advocacy groups and Web sites that focus on Parkinson's. The ultimate guide to symptoms and treatment, this thoroughly updated Second Edition is the first place patients should turn for reliable, easy-to-grasp information on Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson S Disease And Movement Disorders

Author : Joseph Jankovic
ISBN : 0781778816
Genre : Medical
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Written by an international group of renowned experts, the Fifth Edition of this premier reference provides comprehensive, current information on the genetics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and behavioral and psychologic concomitants of all common and uncommon movement disorders. Coverage includes Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases, tremors, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, Huntington's disease, and ataxias. This edition features extensive updates on genetics, imaging, and therapeutics of Parkinson's disease, other parkinsonian disorders, and all hyperkinetic movement disorders. A bound-in CD-ROM, Video Atlas of Movement Disorders, demonstrates the movement and posture abnormalities and other disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and other neurologic disorders.

Parkinson S Disease And Other Movement Disorders

Author : Mark J. Edwards
ISBN : 9780198705062
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This is the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders aiming to provide its readership with the latest developments and innovation across the discipline. Alongside this update in content, the addition of new, insightful sections suggested by readers and other experts in the field, will allow the handbook to further develop as the premier quick reference guide for movement disorders. The varied and detailed composition of the handbook's chapters is extremely useful for the various readership of this title. The new edition advances the the knowledge and depth of the previous edition with the addition of a number of new sections. This new and improved edition will be a welcome and extremely useful addition to the neurological world.

Parkinson S Disease In The Older Patient Second Edition

Author : Dr Jeremy R Playfer
ISBN : 9781315347257
Genre : Medical
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"Parkinson's Disease in the Older Patient, Second Edition" has been fully revised, updated and expanded to include new treatments and entirely new chapters. This authoritative text is written by recognised national specialists in the field and provides accessible, easy-to-read information. The practical and versatile approach comprehensively covers all aspects of treatment, and although it focuses on the older patient, it is also highly relevant for younger patient groups with an emphasis on multidisciplinary assessment and management. Detailed information on the aetiology and pathogenesis of the condition, drug and surgical treatments, sleep disturbances, quality of life and careers is now included, along with the more prevalent older patient issues such as neuropsychiatric disturbances, speech and swallowing problems, balance and falls, and autonomic disturbances. The updates also include new advice on the management and services in primary care, linked to the recent NICE guidelines.With official endorsement from The Parkinson's Disease Academy of the British Geriatrics Society, this new edition is highly recommended for general practitioners, geriatricians, neurologists and psychiatrists. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dieticians, and psychologists will also find it invaluable. It is suitable for general and specialist nurses, and will be of great use to researchers with an interest in Parkinson's disease.

Clinical Diagnosis And Management Of Alzheimer S Disease Second Edition

Author : Serge Gauthier
ISBN : 184184019X
Genre : Medical
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Owing to the success of the first edition and the rapid development of new drugs for treating Alzheimer's disease, Serge Gauthier has approached not only his original contributors but a number of leading clinicians and researchers to give their views based on clinical experience and scientific evidence for the treatment of this disease.

Parkinson S Disease In Practice 2nd Edition

Author : Carl E. Clarke
ISBN : 1853157457
Genre : Medical
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Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder, affecting around 4 million people worldwide. Although there is currently no cure for the disease, advances in research, diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's have occured rapidly within the last five years, increasing the need for clear and up to date management guidelines for healthcare professionals. This revised and updated edition provides invaluable information on the etiology, pathophysiology, treatments and mangement of this condition in a concise format. This book presents an evidence-based approach to each therapy area and examines in detail the very latest guidelines on diagnosis and management, including those from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. This invaluable and easy to read book will provide an essential resource for general practitioners, junior doctors and Parkinson's disease Nurse Specialists.

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