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Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fifth Edition

Edited by Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons Ph.D.

CRC Press – 2013 – 619 pages

Series: Neurological Disease and Therapy

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    978-1-84184-908-9
    May 9th 2013

Description

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

Reviews

"…This new edition of the Handbook of Parkinson's Disease covers all new aspects of the condition and fulfils all the needs of an authoritative and recent update. The editors have put together an excellent group of authors. Each of them is a well-known specialist in their field and the chapters are scholarly and easy to read."

—Günther Deuschl, Professor of Neurology, Chairman of the Department of Neurology, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Universiätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (from the Foreword)

Praise for the Previous Edition

"…valuable to the neurologist or psychiatrist who treats Parkinson's patients or to anyone who enjoys the pure intellectual pleasure of watching scientific progress unfold in the understanding of Parkinson's disease."

Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

"…covers all aspects of Parkinson's disease and is the best general text on the topic."

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

Contents

Early Iconography of Parkinson’s Disease; Christopher G. Goetz

Epidemiology; Michele Rajput, Alex Rajput, Ali H. Rajput

Differential Diagnosis; John Morgan, Kapil D. Sethi

Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment; Joseph Jankovic

Premotor Symptoms

Autonomic Dysfunction and Management; Richard B. Dewey

Sleep Dysfunction; Laura Nieder, K. Ray Chaudhuri

Neuropsychological Aspects; Alexander I Tröster, Steven Paul Woods

Management of Anxiety and Depression; Jack Chen

Management of Psychosis and Dementia; Kelvin L. Chou, Hubert H. Fernandez

Neuroimaging; Ken Marek, Danna Jennings, John Seibyl

Neuropathology; Dennis W. Dickson

Neurophysiology and Neurocircuitry; Erwin B Montgomery, John T Gale

Animal Models; Giselle Petzinger, Michael W. Jakowec

Genetics; Akiko Imamura, Matthew J. Farrer, Wszolek K. Zbigniew

Environmental Risk Factors; Brad A. Racette

Disease Modification; David Kremens

Amantadine and Anticholinergics; Khashayar Dashtipour, Joseph Chung, Allan Wu, Mark Lew

Levodopa; Stewart A. Factor

Dopamine Agonists; Valerie Street, Mark Stacy

MAO inhibitors; Alex Rajput, Theresa A Zesiewicz, Robert Hauser

COMT Inhibitors; Ronald F. Pfeiffer

Investigational Pharmacological Treatments; William G. Ondo

Deep Brain Stimulation; Kelly Lyons, Rajesh Pahwa

Investigational Surgical Therapies; Joseph S Neimat, Parag G Patil, Andres M Lozano

Physical and Occupational Therapy; Bas Bloem

Voice, Speech and Swallowing Disorders; Shimon Sapir, Lorraine Ramig, Cynthia Fox

Alternative Therapies; Jill Marjama-Lyons

Author Bio

Rajesh Pahwa MD is a clinician and Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Kelly E Lyons PhD is Director of Research and Education at the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Name: Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fifth Edition (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons Ph.D.. 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...
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