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Parkinson's Disease - Biographies of Disease (Hardback)
  • Parkinson's Disease - Biographies of Disease (Hardback)

Parkinson's Disease - Biographies of Disease (Hardback)

Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 30/03/2008
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Diseases have a history, and understanding that history helps us understand how best to treat and control disease today. Today's students are confronted with a panoply of often-frightening illnesses and afflictions - the Biography of Diseases series provides students with the information that they need to understand the origin of various maladies, how they impact contemporary society, and how doctors and researchers from around the world are fighting to devise treatments to alleviate or cure these diseases. This volume, Parkinson's Disease, covers the history and life story of the neuromuscular disease that is famous for the numerous celebrities who have suffered from the disease - Janet Reno, Michael J. Fox, Pope John Paul II. The volume covers diagnosis, treatment, complications, impact on life and family, and research into the disease.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313342172
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm

"[A] straight forward presentation of what modern science and medicine has to tell us about the history, symptoms, causes, treatments, and natural course of Parkinson's Disease. Written in plain terms for readers of all backgrounds, Parkinson's Disease includes case stories and thoughtful discussions of how cases of Parkinson's Disease affect the family as a whole. A list of useful resources, a glossary, and an index round out this educational text especially recommended for public and college libraries, medical students, and anyone who needs accurate, up-to-date information about this debilitating affliction. Highly recommended." - Midwest Book Review/California Bookwatch
"A helpful glossary and a useful bibliography round out the practical information found in this title. Parkinson's Disease provides general and basic information that is useful to students and anyone interested in learning more about this disease." - ARBA

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