Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

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Joseph Jankovic, Eduardo Tolosa
Williams & Wilkins, 1998 - Medical - 1178 pages
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Written by an international group of renowned experts, the Fifth Edition of this premier reference provides comprehensive, current information on the genetics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and behavioral and psychologic concomitants of all common and uncommon movement disorders. Coverage includes Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases, tremors, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, Huntington's disease, and ataxias. This edition features extensive updates on genetics, imaging, and therapeutics of Parkinson's disease, other parkinsonian disorders, and all hyperkinetic movement disorders. A bound-in CD-ROM, Video Atlas of Movement Disorders, demonstrates the movement and posture abnormalities and other disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and other neurologic disorders.

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Motor Control and Movement Disorders
15
Neurotransmitters and Pharmacology
47
Neurodegeneration and Parkinsons
67
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