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Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books)

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In recent years, new treatments have vastly improved the lives of people with Parkinson's disease, substantially reducing symptoms and significantly delaying disability. Maintaining good quality of life with Parkinson's disease means understanding the disorder, developing effective coping skills, and making educated choices among an array of treatment options.

Written by leading authorities on movement and neurological disorders, this comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and management of Parkinson's disease to help people cope with medical, emotional, and practical challenges. Texts, illustrations, and tables provide detailed information on the use of medications as well as diet, exercise, and complementary therapies and surgery.

Topics include:

? Symptoms of Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders

? Q& A section addressing the most commonly asked questions

? Drug treatments

? Diet, exercise, and complementary therapies

? New surgical therapies

? The practical issues of insurance, employment, health care choices, and coping

? Information on medication side effects

Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families helps those who are living with Parkinson's disease make healthy adjustments to profound life changes, develop expertise in self-monitoring and self-management, and become effective partners in shared decision making with family members and medical professionals.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801865565
Subtitle:
A Complete Guide for Patients and Families
Author:
Weiner, William J.
Author:
Weiner, William J.
Author:
Shulman, Lisa M.
Author:
Lang, Anthony E.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neurology
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Diseases - Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Subject:
Parkinson Disease
Subject:
Parkinson's disease
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Johns Hopkins Press Health Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
104-493
Publication Date:
April 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.96x5.96x.70 in. .86 lbs.

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