Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's Disease

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Parkinson's Disease has traditionally been seen as a movement disorder, and diagnosed by the development of tremor. However, we are beginning to understand that the disease manifests itself in many ways, and that earlier diagnosis might be possible through non-tremor symptoms. This textbook aims to tell the full story of non-motor and non-dopaminergic features of Parkinson's Disease.There are practical challenges to intensive speech therapy (four individual sessions per week for 4 weeks) necessary for ... There are not enough therapists to deliver this treatment regimen to all individuals with PD; a need which will likely increase with the ... Also, many individuals with PD are not able to travel to a clinic, and some may suffer from fatigue as a result of travel, rendering ... Hence there is a need for expanding service delivery while containing costs and human resources.

Title:Parkinson's Disease
Author:C. Warren Olanow, Fabrizio Stocchi, Anthony Lang
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-07-18


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