This blue-ribbon guide 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 source 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 for PD.
Table of Contents
Early Iconography of Parkinson's Disease. Epidemiology of Parkinsonism. Differential Diagnosis of Parkinsonism. Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of Parkinsonian Symptoms and Signs. Autonomic Dysfunction and Management. Sleep Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease. Neuropsychological Aspects of Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonian Syndromes. Management of Anxiety and Depression. Management of Psychosis and Dementia. Neuroimaging in Parkinson's Disease. Neuropathology of Parkinsonism. Neurochemistry of Nigral Degeneration. Neurophysiology and Neurocircuitry. Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders. Genetics. Environmental Risk Factors for PD. Amantadine and Anticholinergics. Levodopa. Dopamine Agonists. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors. Catechol-O Methyltransferase Inhibitors. Investigational Pharmacological Treatments for Parkinson's Disease. Lesion Surgeries. Deep Brain Stimulation. Investigational Surgical Therapies. Physical and Occupational Therapy. Voice, Speech and Swallowing Disorders in Parkinson's Disease and Their Treatment. Alternative Therapies