Parkinson's Disease: Clinican's Desk Reference (Google eBook)

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CRC Press, Jun 26, 2009 - Medical - 176 pages
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This books’ coverage ranges from incidence, diagnosis, investigation, drug treatments, non-motor features of Parkinson’s Disease, assessment scales and surgical intervention, to the role of nurses, physio– and occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, dieticians, and to the use of complementary medicine.

  

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Contents

Contributors
5
Introduction
6
CHAPTER 1 Parkinsons disease facts and figures
9
CHAPTER 2 Clinical diagnosis of parkinsonism and tremor
25
CHAPTER 3 Diagnostic testing and neuroimaging
45
CHAPTER 4 Drug treatment of Parkinsons disease
59
CHAPTER 5 Nonmotor features of Parkinsons disease
69
CHAPTER 6 Motor and nonmotor assessment scales
89
CHAPTER 9 The role of the physical and occupational therapist
133
CHAPTER 10 The role of the speechlanguage pathologisttherapist
141
CHAPTER 11 Malnutrition and related disorders
147
CHAPTER 12 Complementary medicine and Parkinsons disease
155
Resources
160
Further reading
162
Glossary
166
Index
170

CHAPTER 7 Surgical therapy for Parkinsons disease
115
CHAPTER 8 The role of the nurse practitionerphysician assistant
125
Abbreviations
176
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Head, Movement Disorders Program, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

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