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A practical guide to Parkinson's disease


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A practical guide to Parkinson's disease : diagnosis and management


xiv, 321 pages : illustrations.

Knowledge at-a-glance on all aspects of Parkinson's and related syndromes

The only resource of its kind, this is a concise yet comprehensive overview of Parkinson's disease and related syndromes written for PAs, medical students, case managers, and nurse practitioners in primary care and neurology settings. In an easy-to-read approach, it encompasses diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of the Parkinsonian patient along with abundant patient education and caregiver resources. The guide also addresses the unique considerations, treatment requirements, challenges, and prognoses for each of the Parkinson syndromes.

The resource presents a brief overview of the anatomy and physiology of Parkinson's disease including the different types of Parkinsonian syndromes, assessment, and state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. It addresses measurement tools and disease progression for both motor and non-motor symptoms. Treatment options include the most current FDA-approved treatments with expert clinical commentary. Illustrations and diagrammatic representations of concepts, along with call-out boxes presenting key author insight, enhance the "information-at-a-glance" focus of the guide. Resources for patient and family offer relief from the burden of care-giving.

Key Features: Offers comprehensive yet pithy coverage of Parkinson's disease in bulleted, quick-reference format for busy practitioners Covers the unique considerations of Parkinson-plus syndromes Includes illustrations, diagrams, and tables to quickly reinforce concepts Provides call-out boxes with key author insights Presents valuable resources for patient and family



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A practical guide to Parkinson's disease : diagnosis and management / Alexandra Armitage, editor.


xiv, 321 pages : illustrations.


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Includes bibliographical references and index.


Armitage, Alex, editor.

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    $b Language of cataloging  eng
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050 LC Call No   $a Classification number  RC382
060 060 00  $a 060  .A76 2018
245 Title 02  $a Title  A practical guide to Parkinson's disease :
    $b Remainder of title  diagnosis and management /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Alexandra Armitage, editor.
260 PublicationInfo   $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2018.
264 ProductnNotice $a Place of prod/dist/manuf.  New York, NY :
    $b Name of prod./pub./dist./man.  Springer Publishing Company, LLC,
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504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 505 0   $a 505  The neurobiology of Parkinson's disease -- The patient exam -- Defining idiopathic Parkinson's disease -- Imaging and advanced studies -- Neuropsychological analysis -- Additional evaluations -- Parkinson-plus syndromes -- Other Parkinsonisms -- Treatment of motor symptoms -- Treatment of non-motor symptoms : autonomic dysfunction -- Treatment of non-motor symptoms : sleep disturbances -- Treatment of non-motor symptoms : disturbances of thought -- Treatment of non-motor symptoms : neuropsychiatric symptoms -- Exercise -- Complementary and alternative therapies -- Nutrition -- Caregiver burden and legal considerations.
650 Subj. 12  $a Topical heading  Parkinson Disease
    $x General subdivisoin  diagnosis
650 Subj. 22  $a Topical heading  Parkinson Disease
    $x General subdivisoin  therapy
650 Subj. 22  $a Topical heading  Parkinson Disease
    $x General subdivisoin  nursing.
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    $h Classification part  RC382.A76 2018

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