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Title Parkinsonian disorders in clinical practice / edited by Anthony H.V. Schapira, Andreas Hartmann, Yves Agid
Published Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages) : color illustrations
Contents 1. What is Parkinson's disease? From pathophysiology to symptoms / Andreas Hartmann, Yves Agid and Anthony Schapira -- I. Pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease -- II. Clinical features of Parkinson's disease -- 2. Treatment of Parkinson's disease / Anthony Schapira, Andreas Hartmann and Yves Agid -- I. Antiparkinsonian agents -- II. Medical management -- III. Non-medical management -- IV. Neuroprotection -- V. Conclusion -- 3. Case studies
Summary This book gives the reader an up-to-date, clear and logical idea of what caring for parkinsonian patients entails - a challenge that clinicians will face for many years to come. It is split into three sections:. Section 1: A compilation of the major brain lesions typically seen in PD. Section 2: Treatment options in PD. Section 3: 25 cases designed to test the reader and the practical application of the information supplied in the other sections.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Parkinson's disease.
Antiparkinson Agents -- therapeutic use.
Parkinson Disease -- physiopathology.
Parkinson Disease -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Agid, Yves.
Hartmann, Andreas, M.D.
Schapira, Anthony H. V. (Anthony Henry Vernon)
LC no. 2009001813
ISBN 1444306383
1444306391 (electronic bk.)
9781444306392 (electronic bk.)