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TitleUnderstanding Parkinson's disease : a self-help guide / Steven H. Schechter, M.D., David L. Cram, M.D. Third edition. Ed
AuthorSchechter, Steven, 1961- author.
Call No616.833 SCH
CollectionAdult 600-699
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International Standard Book Number 9781943886456 (softcover)
Personal Name Schechter, Steven, 1961- author.
Title Statement Understanding Parkinson's disease : a self-help guide / Steven H. Schechter, M.D., David L. Cram, M.D.
Edition Statement Third edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Omaha, Nebraska : Addicus Books, [2017]
Physical Description xii, 156 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
General Note Revision of: Understanding Parkinson's disease / David L. Cram, Steven H. Schechter, c2009.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note A self-help approach to Parkinson's disease -- What is Parkinson's disease? -- The emotional side of Parkinson's disease -- Your doctor as partner -- Drug treatment for Parkinson'ms disease -- Surgery as treatment for Parkinson's disease -- The importance of exercise -- Day-to-day coping -- Caring for caregivers.
Summary, Etc. If youve been told by your doctor, "You have Parkinsons disease," you probably found it difficult to hear those words. Such a diagnosis can be frightening and leave you filled with questions. How will it affect your life? What are your treatment options? These authors are uniquely qualified to understand your concerns. Steven Schechter, M.D., is a neurologist who has treated thousands of patients with Parkinson's disease, and David Cram, M.D., lived with the disease himself. Among the topics they cover are: diagnosis, symptoms and stages, the emotional side of PDconquering fear and denial, choosing the right health care team, drug therapymedications and how they work, surgical options, deep brain stimulation, the importance of exercise, coping with day-to-day problems, and care for caregivers.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Parkinson's disease Popular works.
Index Term-Genre/Form Popular works. lcgft.
Added Entry, Personal Name Cram, David L. (David Lee), 1934- author.
Location 616.833 SCH 31662001678697

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