Aimed at junior hospital doctors and general practitioners, the "In Practice Series" has been devised by RSM Press to present clear-cut and accessible opinion-leader advice and summary facts relevant to everyday clinical practice. "Parkinson's Disease In Practice, 2nd Edition" provides practical, up-to-date summaries on how to manage Parkinson's disease in everyday practice. The title reflects the current developments surrounding Parkinson's disease and the fields of pharmacology and surgery making this an indispensable guide full of tips and useful advice. This title reviews the entire spectrum of Parkinson's disease, and includes such topics as its epidemiology and aetiology, pathophysiology, and potential investigations. This book will be of great value to general practitioners, hospital doctors, Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialists and paramedical therapists working in this area, as well as to undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicine, pharmacology and pharmacy.
Carl E Clarke BSc MD FRCP is a reader in Clinical Neurology at the University of Birmingham and Consultant Neurologist at City Hospital, Birmingham, UK. He studied Anatomy and Medicine at the University of Manchester and completed his postgraduate training in Manchester and Yorkshire.He has been involved in Parkinson's disease research for 20 years. His current interests include systematic reviews of clinical trials in Parkinson's disease and large-scale pragmatic clinical trials such as PD MED, PD SURG and PD OT.