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Parkinson's disease : diagnosis and clinical management

Publisher: New York : Demos, ©2008.
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Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the world. Still the only major text on the subject, the completely revised and updated second edition of Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management comes at a time when specialists have made important advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, investigation, and management of Parkinson's disease.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parkinson's disease.
New York : Demos, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781934559871 1934559873
OCLC Number: 191726483
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 819 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Foreword / Anthony E. Lang --
Part I. History --
James Parkinson : The Man and the Essay / Stewart A. Factor and William J. Weiner --
Paralysis Agitans in the Nineteenth Century / Elan D. Louis --
Charcot and Parkinson's Disease / Christopher G. Goetz --
Timeline of Parkinson's Disease History Since 1900 / William J. Weiner and Stewart A. Factor --
Part II. Clinical Presentation --
Epidemiology / Michele L. Rajput, Ali H. Rajput, and Alexander Rajput --
Cardinal Features of Early Parkinson's Disease / Ali Samii --
Gait Disturbances / Nir Giladi and Alice Nieuwboer --
Sensory Symptoms / Richard M. Zweig and Debra Elliott --
Voice, Speech, and Swallowing Disorders / Shimon Sapir, Lorraine O. Ramig, and Cynthia M. Fox --
Gastrointestinal Features / Eamonn M.M. Quigley --
Autonomic Dysfunction / Thomas C. Chelimsky --
Sleep Disorders / Cynthia Louise Comella --
Natural History / Michael Pourfar, Andrew Feigin, and David Eidelberg --
Clinical Rating Scales / Stephen T. Gancher --
Part III. Behavioral and Psychiatric Manifestations --
Dementia / Karen S. Marder and Diane M. Jacobs --
Depression / William M. McDonald --
Anxiety and Panic / Irene Hegeman Richard and Roger Kurlan --
Apathy and Amotivation / Lisa M. Shulman and Mackenzie Carpenter --
Impulse-control Disorders / Valerie Voon and Susan H. Fox --
Part IV. Pathology and Neurochemistry --
Neuropathology / Dennis W. Dickson --
Neurochemistry / Jose Martin Rabey and Richard Stanley Burns --
Basal Ganglia : Anatomy and Physiology / Thomas Wichmann, Yoland Smith, and Jerrold L. Vitek --
Dopamine Receptor Diversity / Deborah C. Mash --
Part V. Biomarkers --
Status of Biological Markers / E. Ray Dorsey, Robert G. Holloway, and Bernard M. Ravina --
Positron Emission Tomography / Joel S. Perlmutter --
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography / Andrew B. Newberg and Paul D. Acton --
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Tao Wu and Mark Hallett --
Controversies in Neuroimaging / Paul Morrish --
Part VI. Pathogenesis and Etiology --
Animal Models / Paul S. Fishman --
Pathogenesis : Oxidative Stress, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, and Excitotoxicity / Claire Henchcliffe and M. Flint Beal --
The Concept and Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death / Robert E. Burke --
Protein Aggregation / Leonard Petrucelli, Ana Maria Cuervo, and Serge Przedborski --
Etiology : The Role of Environment and Genetics / Caroline M. Tanner --
The Impact of MPTP on Parkinson's Disease Research : Past, Present, and Future / J. William Langston --
Rotenone and Other Toxins / Ranjita Betarbet and J. Timothy Greenamyre --
Inflammation / Ronald F. Pfeiffer --
Genetics / Denise M. Kay, Jennifer S. Montimurro, and Haydeh Payami --
Part VII. Drugs --
Levodopa : A Pharmacologic Miracle Four Decades Later / Tanya Simuni and Howard Hurtig --
Amantadine and Anticholinergics / Charles H. Adler --
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors / Alexander Rajput, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, and Robert A. Hauser --
Dopamine Agonists / Puiu F. Nisipeanu and Amos D. Korczyn --
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitors / Cheryl Waters --
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists / James G. Greene --
Adenosine AA Receptor Antagonists / Rukmini Menon and Mark A. Stacy --
Complementary and Alternative Medicine / Jorge L. Juncos --
Part VIII. Treatment Issues --
Motor Fluctuations and Dyskinesia / Steven A. Gunzler and John G. Nutt --
Fluctuations of Nonmotor Symptoms / Jacob I. Sage --
Psychosis and Other Behaviors / Eric S. Molho --
Treatment of Dementia / Karen E. Anderson --
Status of Neuroprotective Therapies / Andrew D. Siderowf and Matthew B. Stern --
Symptomatic Treatment Approaches for Early Parkinson's Disease / J. Eric Ahlskog --
Progress in Gene Therapy / Hideki Mochizuki and M. Maral Mouradian --
Genetic Testing / John Hardy and Aideen McInermey-Leo --
Part IX. Surgery --
Deep Brain Stimulation / Norika Malhado-Chang, Ron L. Alterman, and Michele Tagliati --
Neural Transplantation : Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow / Paul Greene --
Stereotactic Pallidotomy and Thalamotomy / Robert E. Gross and Andres M. Lozano --
Part X. Subtypes of Parkinsonism --
Parkinson's-plus Disorders / Meredith Broderick and David E. Riley --
Symptomatic Parkinsonism / Sanjay S. Iyer, William T. Garrett, and Kapil D. Sethi --
Part XI. Other Issues --
Outcome Measures / Lisa M. Shulman --
Family Caregiving / Julie H. Carter, Barbara J. Stewart, and Patricia G. Archbold --
Economics / E. Ray Dorsey, Andrew D. Siderowf, and Robert G. Holloway --
Driving / Stewart A. Factor and William J. Weiner --
The Patient's Perspective / David S. Heydrick.
Responsibility: edited by Stewart A. Factor, William J. Weiner.

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Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the world. Still the only major text on the subject, the completely revised and updated second edition of Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management comes at a time when specialists have made important advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, investigation, and management of Parkinson's disease.

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