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Parkinson's disease [electronic resource] : a complete guide for patients and families / William J. Weiner, Lisa M. Shulman, Anthony E. Lang.

Author/Creator:
Weiner, William J.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Series:
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 278 p. : ill.
Subjects:
Parkinson's disease -- Popular works.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction
What is Parkinson's disease?
Who gets Parkinson's disease?
Signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Early symptoms
Moderate Parkinson's disease
Advanced Parkinson's disease
Behavioral challenges and psychiatric symptoms
Young-onset Parkinson's disease
Diagnosing Parkinson's disease
How a diagnosis is made
Types of Parkinsonism
Diagnosing other neurologic problems
Treatment of Parkinson's disease
How the brain works and how treatment works
Choosing the correct medications
Drug therapies
Diet, exercise, and complemetary and alternative therapies
Surgical treatments
Other issues
Illness, hospitalization, and Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease research
Questions and answers.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Shulman, Lisa M.
Lang, Anthony E.
ISBN:
0-8018-8965-0
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