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The Resource With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland

With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland

Label
With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
Title
With Shaking Hands
Title remainder
Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Far from celebrity media spotlight, ordinary individuals, many older and less advantaged, suffer the disabling pain of Parkinson's disease (PD), an illness whose progressive symptoms often mimic old age and cause mobility impairment, communication barriers, and social isolation. At the heart of With Shaking Hands is the account of elder Americans in rural Iowa who have been diagnosed with PD. With a focus on the impact of chronic illness on an aging population, Samantha Solimeo combines clear and accessible prose with qualitative and quantitative research to demonstrate how the disease acceler
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Solimeo, Samantha
Dewey number
362.196833
Index
index present
LC call number
RC382
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 F-837
  • WL 359
NLM item number
S686w 2009
Series statement
Studies in Medical Anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Medical anthropology
  • Older people
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Antiparkinson Agents
  • Caregivers
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • United States
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Medical anthropology
  • Older people
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Iowa
Label
With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Becoming Old, Becoming Sick; 2: Ethnography and Age in the Field; 3: It Takes a Little While to Find Out for Sure; 4: It's a Nasty, Hiding Disease; 5: I Don't Know What to Blame It On; 6: I Don't Know What's Worse, Parkinson's or the Medications; 7: It Gets Worse; 8: Changing Bodies, Changing Roles; 9: Conclusion: Aging, Embodiment, and Conditions; Appendix A: Interview Participants; Appendix B: Selected Resources; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
609837456
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547121
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv6zx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609837456
Label
With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Becoming Old, Becoming Sick; 2: Ethnography and Age in the Field; 3: It Takes a Little While to Find Out for Sure; 4: It's a Nasty, Hiding Disease; 5: I Don't Know What to Blame It On; 6: I Don't Know What's Worse, Parkinson's or the Medications; 7: It Gets Worse; 8: Changing Bodies, Changing Roles; 9: Conclusion: Aging, Embodiment, and Conditions; Appendix A: Interview Participants; Appendix B: Selected Resources; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
609837456
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547121
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv6zx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609837456

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