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Parkinson's Disease

A Guide to Medical Treatment

Michael Carranza, Madeline R. Snyder, Jessica Davenport Shaw, Theresa A. Zesiewicz

Data di pubblicazione: 05/2013

ISBN: 978-88-9741-942-6

In inglese

In Parkinson’s disease, the past half-century of research has brought many fascinating advances in treatment.

Proper identification and treatment of both motor and non-motor symptoms lead to a better overall quality of life, reducing stress incurred by both patient and caregiver.

This book provides a comprehensive description of current treatment options for patients with Parkinson’s disease. The text concludes with a section of FAQs, born from the experience of the authors with patients and their families.


Neurologists, general practitioners, internists

€ 19,99



Michael Carranza
Medical student, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Florida, USA

Madeline R. Snyder
Medical student, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

Jessica Davenport Shaw
Research support specialist, Department of Neurology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, USA

Theresa A. Zesiewicz
Professor of Neurology and Director of the Frances J. Zesiewicz Center and Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  • Epidemiology, diagnosis and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease
  • Pharmacology of treatments for Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms
  • Medical management of motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in PD
  • Clinical treatment of dysautonomia in PD
  • Clinical treatment of sleep disorders in PD
  • Clinical treatment of non-motor symptoms, sensory abnormalities and fatigue
  • Patient Q&A: 25 questions about PD and the clinical management of its motor and non-motor symptoms