Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Parkinson's Disease

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Emre, Murat

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-968164-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 87

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Description

In this volume, experts on the treatment of dementia associated with Parkinson's Disease (PD) describe in detail the current status of knowledge in their respective area of expertise.

The importance and clinical relevance of cognitive impairment and dementia in PD is emphasized, all relevant aspects including epidemiology, full and detailed spectrum of clinical features, current knowledge on pathology, neurochemistry and genetics, findings in auxillary investigations, relation to other neurodegenerative disorders, diagnostic process and management are described, rounded-up by discussion of future research directions and expectations. The text is complemented and enriched with tables, figures and is heavily referenced thereby capturing all relevant literature.

Key Features:

  • Covers all aspects of dementia associated with Parkinson's Disease and details the current status of knowledge.
  • Edited by Murat Emre, an expert and leader in the field.
  • Comprehensive chapters.
  • Chapter contributors are all expert researchers in the field of Parkinson's disease at an international level.
  • Book's contents aim to robustly address the pertinent issues both clinically and scientifically, providing its prospective audience with a good understanding of current expert opinion as well as providing a reference for the uninitiated.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Emre, Murat
ISBN: 978-0-19-968164-8
Specialty:
Neurology
Psychiatry
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 320
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 87

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