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Book Reviews
March 2011

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Guide for Physicians

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.




by J. Eric Ahlskog, MD, PhD, 400 pp, $49.95, ISBN-13 978-01-9537-1772, New York, New York, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Arch Neurol. 2011;68(3):393-394. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2011.14

As a movement-disorders neurologist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, which is about 85 miles away from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, I have been fortunate to learn much about Parkinson disease (PD) through the multitude of patients who have made the trek to the Mayo Clinic for a second opinion with Dr J. Eric Ahlskog and then returned for ongoing care. Now, Parkinson's Disease Treatment Guide for Physicians offers the opportunity for a second opinion or at least a primary learning source in 400 pages. Despite the numerous books published on PD, few have the depth and practical guidance that this one has.

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