This succinct volume offers an up-to-date review and comparison of the treatment options available for Parkinson's disease, and provides evidence-based recommendations on appropriate treatments for specific cases.
- Offers expert guidance on the best treatment options from authorities in the field.
- Delivers expert guidance on drug therapies, physical therapies, and surgical interventions.
- Discusses conditions such as depression · hallucinations · cognition · and sleep disorders.
- Explores neuroprotection in Parkinson's disease.
- Provides insights into future therapies.
Section 1 Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 1 The Use of Levodopa and COMT Inhibitors
Chapter 2 Drug Therapy - Dopamine Agonists
Chapter 3 Other Drug Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter 4 Motor Complications in Parkinson's Disease: Biochemical Aspects
Chapter 5 Clinical Features, Pathophysiology and Management of Motor Complications in Parkinson’s Disease
Section 2 Overview of Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 6 Overview
Section 3 Surgery for Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 7 Ablative Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter 8 Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter 9 Transplantation for Parkinson's disease
Section 4 Overview of Surgical Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 10 Overview
Section 5 Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter 11 Depression, Psychosis and Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter 12 Gastrointestinal, Urological and Sleep Problems in Parkinson’s Disease
Section 6 Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 13 Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease
Section 7 Physical Therapies in Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 14 Physical Therapies in Parkinson's Disease
Section 8 Future Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 15 Future Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
- No. of pages:
- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2005
- 26th September 2005
- eBook ISBN:
- Hardcover ISBN:
University od Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Chairman and Professor, Derpatment of Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY