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Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Management, 1st Edition

Authors :
Fiona Lindop & Rob Skelly
Date of Publication: 11/2021

Evidence shows that a multidisciplinary approach to Parkinson’s care provides better patient outcomes and is more cost effective. This new title provides a practical guide to this approach, with the perspective of the person living with Parkinso ...view more

Evidence shows that a multidisciplinary approach to Parkinson’s care provides better patient outcomes and is more cost effective. This new title provides a practical guide to this approach, with the perspective of the person living with Parkinson’s firmly at its core.

Written by experts in their field and firmly grounded in up-to-date evidence, Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Management addresses multidisciplinary intervention through the various stages of disease, rather than by discipline. It covers all aspects of care, from pharmacological management to non-drug interventions that are helpful for Parkinson’s symptoms.

This book is unique in its holistic approach to the patient and their family, and will help all members of the team to implement a biopsychosocial model of health that puts the person with Parkinson’s at the centre of care.

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Evidence shows that a multidisciplinary approach to Parkinson’s care provides better patient outcomes and is more cost effective. This new title provides a practical guide to this approach, with the perspective of the person living with Parkinson’s firmly at its core.

Written by experts in their field and firmly grounded in up-to-date evidence, Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Management addresses multidisciplinary intervention through the various stages of disease, rather than by discipline. It covers all aspects of care, from pharmacological management to non-drug interventions that are helpful for Parkinson’s symptoms.

This book is unique in its holistic approach to the patient and their family, and will help all members of the team to implement a biopsychosocial model of health that puts the person with Parkinson’s at the centre of care.


Key Features
  • Clinician-led content provides perspectives of different members of the interdisciplinary team, including medics, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and psychologists
  • Includes practical advice and top tips enhance management of common problems
  • Includes best practice for Parkinson’s as well as Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes - Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Corticobasal Syndrome and Multiple System Atrophy
  • Includes management of falls and bone health, palliative care, management of inpatients
  • Provides practical advice on delivering services remotely by telephone or video

Author Information
Edited by Fiona Lindop and Rob Skelly