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Handbook

A Handbook for People with Parkinson's Disease

A Handbook for People with Parkinson's Disease

Authors Julie H. Carter and Cathi A. Thomas are nurses who have worked with people with Parkinson's disease and their families for more than 25 years. If you or a loved one have Parkinson's, this book is for you.

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Contents

Introduction
Medications
Mobility, Freezing and Exercise
Swallowing
Dental Care
Urinary Problems and Constipation
Mood/Cognition
Sleep and Fatigue
Low Blood Pressure
Nutrition
Surgical Therapies