Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Editor(s): Mark Hallett, Werner Poewe

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990

About this Book

  • Provides a comprehensive update on therapies for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
  • Describes the basic mechanisms of neurodegeneration, pharmacologic interventions for motor and non-motor symptoms, and surgical management
  • Features summary tables and algorithms that serve as a quick reference guide for practical treatment decisions
  • The expert guidance of recognised authorities will enable readers of this book to plan their patients' care with greater confidence

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism

    1. Chapter 9

      Parkinson-Plus Disorders (pages 157–175)

      Martin Köllensperger and Gregor K. Wenning

  2. Part II: Tremor Disorders

  3. Part III: Dystonia, Cramps, and Spasms

    1. Chapter 17

      Cramps and Spasms (pages 263–281)

      Christine D. Esper, Pratibha G. Aia, Leslie J. Cloud and Stewart A. Factor

    2. Chapter 18

      Stiff Person Syndrome (pages 283–291)

      Philip D. Thompson and Hans-Michael Meinck

  4. Part IV: Chorea, Tics and Other Movement Disorders

    1. Chapter 24

      Myoclonus (pages 363–370)

      Shu-Ching Hu, Steven J. Frucht and Hiroshi Shibasaki

  5. Part V: Drug-Induced Movement Disorders

  6. Part VI: Ataxia and Disorders of Gait and Balance

    1. Chapter 28

      Treatment of Gait and Balance Disorders (pages 417–443)

      Bastiaan R. Bloem, Alexander C. Geurts, S. Hassin-Baer and Nir Giladi

  7. Part VII: Restless Legs Syndrome

  8. Part VIII: Pediatric Movement Disorders

  9. Part IX: Psychogenic Movement Disorders

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