A Parkinson's Primer: An Indispensable Guide to Parkinson's by John M. Vine PDF

By John M. Vine

ISBN-10: 1589881192

ISBN-13: 9781589881198

“John Vine says he wrote this e-book for those who were newly clinically determined with Parkinson’s ailment. good, i used to be clinically determined 24 years in the past, and that i nonetheless realized whatever new on each page.”—Michael Kinsley, self-importance reasonable columnist and writer of previous Age: A Beginner’s Guide

Here is the e-book that John Vine and his spouse, Joanne, want they can have consulted while John used to be first clinically determined with Parkinson’s disease—a nontechnical, own advisor written from the patient’s viewpoint. counting on his reports over the last 12 years, John writes knowledgeably approximately all features of the sickness. John additionally interviewed different Parkinson’s sufferers and their companions, whose tales and suggestion he comprises through the book.

“I want we’d had John Vine’s ebook whilst my brother-in-law used to be clinically determined. The publication is extremely informative, unflinchingly sincere, and reassuringly positive. It’s simply what the health care professional must have ordered.”—Cokie Roberts, best-selling writer and political commentator on ABC information and NPR

“John Vine info, in a compelling and obtainable approach, his adventure with Parkinson’s ailment. His ebook is a unprecedented consultant to residing effectively with Parkinson’s, and a needs to learn for all who are looking to larger comprehend the . even supposing clinically determined with Parkinson’s, my father lived an energetic and effective existence till his loss of life at age ninety four. because the booklet makes transparent, whereas each one patient’s trip is exclusive, universal techniques are necessary in treating the indications of the disease.”—Eric H. Holder, Jr. served because the 82nd lawyer common of the USA from 2009 to 2015

“John Vine has written the simplest primer I’ve ever learn for newly clinically determined Parkinson’s sufferers and their households. It is helping them take care of the surprise of prognosis, supplies them (jargon-free) the medical fundamentals they should comprehend, describes the indicators they might event (making transparent that each case is diverse) and catalogs the assets on hand to navigate dwelling with Parkinson’s. John humanizes the ebook via describing his personal event and that of twenty-two different sufferers and their companions. I’d urge each neurologist to have copies of Vine’s primer to be had to aid new PD on their trip forward.”—Morton Kondracke, writer of Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s affliction and a member of the Founders' Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation

“My husband has PD, and that i wolfed this e-book. It’s clever, splendidly readable, and, primarily, invaluable. considering the fact that John Vine has PD, he speaks with nice authority concerning the demanding situations, either actual and mental. in case you have Parkinson’s, dwell with an individual who has it, or simply comprehend somebody scuffling with the disorder, A Parkinson’s Primer is for you.”—Lesley Stahl, award-winning tv journalist at the CBS information application 60 Minutes

“This is a extraordinary booklet describing the private studies of many people, together with the writer, dwelling with Parkinson’s affliction. It captures the truth that even if there are lots of attainable signs during this illness, every person stories assorted signs and copes with them in a number of methods. The considerate and insightful reviews and coping concepts might be invaluable for people with PD, and their companions, whatever the degree of the disease.”—Stephen Grill, MD, PhD, Director of the Parkinson’s & flow issues heart of Maryland

John M. Vine is a attorney at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, the place he's the senior member and previous head of the firm’s worker merits staff. He was once clinically determined with Parkinson’s in 2004.

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