Description: Intended for patients afflicted with Parkinson's disease and their families, this book uses a question and answer format derived from websites, patient forums, and in- person Q & A sessions. In this way, the book literally surveys nearly all aspects of Parkinson's disease.
Purpose: The purpose is to serve as a resource for Parkinson's disease patients and their caregivers.
Audience: The question and answer format provides easy accessibility and readability to the lay audience. The authors are well known authorities in the field.
Features: Chapters cover motor and nonmotor symptoms, therapy, alternative and complementary treatments, surgery, and the research horizon. Of particular interest is the discussion on the 10 things the future holds for treating Parkinson's disease.
Assessment: This is an excellent resource for patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and anyone who is looking for the latest information on Parkinson's disease.