Parkinsons Disease: Improving Patient Care

Paperback | January 2, 2014

EditorJason S. Hawley, Melissa J. Armstrong, William J. Weiner

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Part of the Oxford American Neurology Library, Parkinson's Disease: Improving Patient Care is a clinically-focused text for healthcare professionals involved in the everyday management of Parkinson's disease patients. Primary care physicians, general neurologists, medical trainees, andancillary therapists including mental health professionals, speech therapists, and physical therapists will all find helpful information regarding caring for patients with Parkinson's disease. The easily readable text provides information on the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and everyday management of patients with this disorder. Concise chapters and tables for easy reference make this book easy to read in sequence or use as a handy reference. The 12 chapters cover all aspects ofParkinson's disease care from diagnosis, test selection and early management to handling complications, deciding whether surgical options are appropriate, managing Parkinson's disease patients in the inpatient setting and supporting patients and families during late-stage complications. Tables andboxes highlight diagnostic clues and criteria and appropriate medications and doses for Parkinson's disease-specific medications and medications used to treat general aspects of the disease such as constipation.

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Part of the Oxford American Neurology Library, Parkinson's Disease: Improving Patient Care is a clinically-focused text for healthcare professionals involved in the everyday management of Parkinson's disease patients. Primary care physicians, general neurologists, medical trainees, andancillary therapists including mental health profes...

Jason S. Hawley is Staff Movement Disorders Specialist at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. Melissa J. Armstrong is Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 2, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019999787X

ISBN - 13:9780199997879

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Table of Contents

1. What is Parkinson's Disease?2. Diagnosing Parkinson's Disease3. Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders and Other Mimics of Parkinson's Disease4. Natural History of Parkinson's Disease5. Medical and Non-Medical Management of Early Parkinson's Disease6. Motor Fluctuations: What are They and How Do You Treat Them?7. Non-Motor Complications in Parkinson's Disease8. The Follow-Up Visit9. When to consider Deep Brain Stimulation, and How To Approach It10. Common Challenges and Complications in the Inpatient Setting11. Management of Late Complications of Parkinson's Disease12. The Role of the Non-Neurologist