Neurodegenerative Disorders

A Clinical Guide

  • Orla Hardiman
  • Colin P. Doherty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Susan C. Byrne, Lewis P. Rowland, Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, Alfred T. Welzel, Dominic M. Walsh, Orla Hardiman
    Pages 1-15
  3. Arun L. W. Bokde, James F. M. Meaney, Niall P. Sheehy, Richard B. Reilly, Sharon Abrahams, Colin P. Doherty
    Pages 17-42
  4. Damien J. Gallagher, Aine Ní Mhaolaín, Reisa A. Sperling, Brian A. Lawlor
    Pages 43-64
  5. Sean P. Kennelly, Rose Anne Kenny
    Pages 65-75
  6. Richard A. Walsh, Timothy Lynch, Stanley Fahn
    Pages 77-114
  7. Colin P. Doherty, Siobhan Hutchinson, Sharon Abrahams, Robert F. Coen
    Pages 115-142
  8. Orla Hardiman
    Pages 143-166
  9. Niall P. Pender, Walter J. Koroshetz
    Pages 167-179
  10. Fiona M. Molloy, Daniel G. Healy
    Pages 181-196
  11. Simon Mead, Peter Rudge
    Pages 197-224
  12. Lewis P. Rowland, Orla Hardiman
    Pages 225-242
  13. Zeina N. Chemali, Kirk R. Daffner
    Pages 243-262
  14. Peter Bede, Dominic Ó Brannagáin, Stefan Lorenzl, David J. Oliver, Orla Hardiman
    Pages 263-289
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 291-298

About this book

Introduction

Neurodegenerative Disorders provides an accessible guide to the commonest neurodegenerative diseases, outlining the main clinical features, treatment options and outcomes of the conditions most frequently encountered in clinical practice.

Beginning with an overview of the general principles that underlie degeneration, and the contribution of established and new diagnostics techniques, the book goes on to describe the most common neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer Disease; Dementia and Cerebrovascular Disease; Parkinson’s Disease; Fronto-Temporal Dementia; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Huntington’s Disease; Parkinsonism Plus syndromes and Prion Diseases. Final chapters cover important management issues including the use of palliative care strategies, advance directives and competence.

Written by experts in the field internationally Neurodegenerative Disorders is a practical guide for clinicians that will be indispensable for the management of these conditions.

Keywords

Dementia neurodegeneration

Editors and affiliations

  • Orla Hardiman
    • 1
  • Colin P. Doherty
    • 2
  1. 1.Beaumont HospitalDublin 9Ireland
  2. 2.Dublin, D2Ireland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84996-011-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84996-010-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84996-011-3
  • About this book
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