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New Edition of the Handbook of Parkinson's Disease Now Available from CRC Press

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.

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9781841849089
9781841849089
PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 21, 2013 - This volume 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 volume 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.

New to this edition:

• Early identification of premotor symptoms
• Potential Disease modification agents
• Physical and Occupational Therapy

Praise

"…This new edition of the Handbook of Parkinson's Disease covers all new aspects of the condition and fulfils all the needs of an authoritative and recent update. The editors have put together an excellent group of authors. Each of them is a well-known specialist in their field and the chapters are scholarly and easy to read."

—Günther Deuschl, Professor of Neurology, Chairman of the Department of Neurology, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Universiätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (from the foreword)

Praise for the Previous Edition

"…valuable to the neurologist or psychiatrist who treats Parkinson's patients or to anyone who enjoys the pure intellectual pleasure of watching scientific progress unfold in the understanding of Parkinson's disease."
Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

"...covers all aspects of Parkinson's disease and is the best general text on the topic."
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

About the Authors

Rajesh Pahwa MD
is a clinician: Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Kelly E Lyons PhD is a researcher: Director of Research and Education at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.

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Or call 1-800-634-7064, 1-561-994-0555 or +44 (0) 1235 400 524.

ISBN 9781841849089, February 2013, 596 pp

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