Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in the Elderly

Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in the Elderly

eBook - 2000
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Cambridge Univ Pr
Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism are particular problems in the elderly, causing disability and impairing quality of life. This book covers the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of Parkinson's disease in elderly people, discussing such topics as motor symptoms, depression, and autonomic nervous system dysfunction. It particularly emphasizes the importance of rehabilitation and total patient care. Topics covered include:
  • Differential diagnosis and epidemiology
  • Drug-induced parkinsonism and gait apraxia
  • The drug treatment of elderly patients
  • Cognitive impairment in elderly patients with Parkinson's disease
  • The multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. This book is a comprehensive, practical and enlightened account of Parkinson's disease in the elderly that will appeal to clinicians involved with neurological disease and rehabilitation in elderly people.
    This book covers the clinical features, diagnosis and management of Parkinson's disease in elderly people.

  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
    ISBN: 9780511585012
    0511585012
    9780511006081
    051100608X
    Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 251 pages) : illustrations

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