Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

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Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

SKU# 9780826102379

Author: Lisette K. Bunting-Perry MScN, RN

Editors: Lisette K. Bunting-Perry MScN, RN Gwyn M. Vernon MSN, CRNP


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This is a wonderful resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD)?.This unique book provides readers with access to multiple experts in the field and a wide variety of pertinent topics in the care of patients with PD. This is an excellent addition to the field and will be extremely useful for interdisciplinary teams caring for these patients. Score: 100, 5 stars

--Doody's "

Product Details 

  • Publication Date April 14, 2007
  • Page Count 336
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826102379
  • EISBN 9780826103451

Table of Contents 

List of Contributing Authors
Foreword by Matthew B. Stern, MD
  1. Parkinson's Disease--Then, Now, and in the Future, Gwyn M. Vernon
  2. Theoretical Approach to the Clinical Care of Parkinson's Disease, Amy M. Sawyer
  3. Motor Symptoms and Medication Management, Barbara Fitzsimmons, Gwyn M. Vernon, and Constance Ward
  4. The Psychiatric Realm of Parkinson's Disease, Rebecca Martine
  5. Nonmotor Complications in Parkinson's Disease, Constance Ward, and Lisette Bunting-Perry, Julia Howard, Rebecca Martine, and Jacqueline Rick
  6. Deep Brain Stimulation Management, Susan Heath, Constance Ward, with contributions by Gwyn M. Vernon
  7. Palliative Care: Caring for Frail Older Adults with Parkinson's Disease, Lisette Bunting-Perry
  8. Role of the Nurse in the Care of the Patient with Parkinson's Disease, Heidi Watson, Lisette Bunting-Perry, and Gwyn M. Vernon
  9. Caregiving and Psychosocial Issues in Parkinson's Disease, Gretchen L. Glenn
  10. Rehabilitation Interventions in Parkinson's Disease, Heather J. Cianci
  11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Parkinson's Disease, Constance Ward
  12. Index