ABOUT THIS BOOK
- Practical handbook to support physicians in their day-to-day practice from diagnosis through to management
- Written by leading neurologists with instant name recognition giving authority to key messages including practical, clinical and treatment guidelines applicable in primary care
- Numerous figures, tables, algorithms and graphs enable complicated concepts to be made clear to readers
Handbook of Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease is designed to
provide practical tips and emphasize key priorities for treatment of non-motor
aspects of the disorder. The quick-reference handbook format, with key points
highlighted by the use of figures and tables, will provide the reader with high-value
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Parkinson's diease - autonomic dysfunction - neurodegenerative disorder -neuropsychiatric symptoms - non-motor symptoms
Related subjects » Family & Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Neurology -Urology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction.- The burden of non-motor symptoms.- Assessing non-motor symptoms: an overview of scales and questionnaires.- An in-depth look at the Non-Motor Symptom Scale.- Neuropsychiatric symptoms.- Sleep-related symptoms.- Bladder dysfunction.- Sensory symptoms.- Sexual symptoms.- Gastrointestinal symptoms.- Other symptoms
AUTHORS & EDITORS
K Ray Chaudhuri is a Consultant Neurologist and Professor in Neurology and Movement Disorders at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospital Lewisham, King’s College London and the Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK.
Pablo Martinez-Martin, MD, PhD, is a neurologist and official researcher of the Spanish Public Boards of Research.
Per Odin completed his medical education and received his PhD from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Angelo Antonini, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson Department at the Institute of Neurology IRCCS San Camillo in Venice.