eBook Neurodegenerative Disorders, 1st Edition

  • Sylvia Engdahl
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  • ISBN-10: 0737767944
  • ISBN-13: 9780737767940
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 154 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This title addresses the causes, symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and controversies associated with such neurodegenerative diseases as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS, Huntington's, and multiple sclerosis. Also included are personal narratives relating the challenges of living with these diseases or caring for someone who has been afflicted. Includes numerous color photos, charts, graphs and tables as well as a glossary of key terms, a chronology of developments relating to the disease or disorder, a bibliography to assist with further research, a list of organizations to contact and an index.

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Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person narratives from people coping with the disease –either as patients, family members or caregivers.
  • Essays are carefully edited and introduced to make them easily accessible to student researchers as well as general readers.
  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.