Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Patient and Family / Edition 5

Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Patient and Family / Edition 5

by Roger C. Duvoisin, Jacob Sage, Duvoisin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781729777

ISBN-13: 9780781729772

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The most popular and widely acclaimed guide for parkinsonian patients and their families is now in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. In layperson's terms, Drs. Duvoisin and Sage explain the pathology, symptoms, and course of Parkinson's Disease, discuss current drug therapies and surgical procedures, and examine the latest research on the genetics of

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The most popular and widely acclaimed guide for parkinsonian patients and their families is now in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. In layperson's terms, Drs. Duvoisin and Sage explain the pathology, symptoms, and course of Parkinson's Disease, discuss current drug therapies and surgical procedures, and examine the latest research on the genetics of parkinsonism.This edition features completely rewritten chapters on genetics and on surgery for Parkinson's Disease. New drugs and improvements in levodopa therapy are described, and a new chapter addresses the question of whether levodopa affects disease progression. An appendix lists the trade names, generic names, and formulations of commonly prescribed drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781729772
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.58(d)

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