Chapter 20. Parkinson's Disease

  1. Livia Candelise1,
  2. Richard Hughes2,
  3. Alessandro Liberati3,
  4. Bernard M.J. Uitdehaag4 and
  5. Charles Warlow5
  1. Miguel Coelho,
  2. Joaquim Ferreira and
  3. Cristina Sampaio

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch20

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

How to Cite

Coelho, M., Ferreira, J. and Sampaio, C. (2007) Parkinson's Disease, in Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders (eds L. Candelise, R. Hughes, A. Liberati, B. M.J. Uitdehaag and C. Warlow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cochrane Neurological Network, Ospedale Magglore Policlinico, University of Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    King's College London School of Medicine at Guy's, King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK

  3. 3

    Università di Modena e Reggio Emillia, Modena, Italy

  4. 4

    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918116

Online ISBN: 9780470988350

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Keywords:

  • Parkinson's disease (PD);
  • MAO-B inhibitors;
  • standard levodopa;
  • bromocriptine;
  • dopamine agonists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Framing answerable clinical questions

  • Search strategy

  • Critical review of the evidence

  • Conclusions