Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Management, 1st Edition
This new book is a practical guide to integrated, multidisciplinary care for people with Parkinson’s.
Written by experts in Parkinson’s care, the book explains the common symptoms at each stage of Parkinson’s and describes pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. The role of each discipline within the multidisciplinary team (MDT) is outlined and the perspectives of individuals with Parkinson’s and their caregivers are explored.
Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Management is ideal for all health care professionals who want to deliver the best care for people with Parkinson’s. It explains the concepts of multidisciplinary working in Parkinson’s and offers evidence-based, practical guidance to support health care professionals in delivering the best patient outcomes.
- Evidence-based advice to ensure best practice
- Top tips in every chapter for practical guidance
- Person-centred approach that orders information according to Parkinson’s stage rather than by discipline
- Contributions from many members of the MDT including neurologists, geriatricians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and psychologists
- Insights from people with Parkinson’s
- Latest challenges affecting Parkinson’s care, including remote management, bone health and exercise
- Developing a multidisciplinary Parkinson’s service
- Atypical Parkinsonian syndromes including progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration and multiple system atrophy