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Published: 01 September 2015

544 Pages | b/w illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190231866

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The New Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book

Partnering with Your Doctor To Get the Most from Your Medications

Second Edition

J. Eric Ahlskog, PhD, MD

  • The definitive guide for Parkinson's Disease patients and their families
  • Offers a crystal-clear, nuts-and-bolts approach to the treatment of PD
  • Distilled from the author's nearly thirty years of experience as a clinician and researcher
  • Educates patients so that they can better team up with their doctors to do battle with the disease, streamlining the decision-making process and enhancing their treatment

New to this Edition:

  • Updated chapters help patients and their caregivers develop a basic, core understanding of the diagnosis, treatment, course, and likely complications of the disease
  • Thoroughly revised to reflect new protocols for medications
  • The Second Edition also contains new information about the genetic and hereditary pattern of the disease; the effects of fluctuating hormones on disease symptoms; and other cutting-edge research.

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