Abdul Qayyum Rana, Md, Frcpc, Frcp (hon)

Dr. Abdul Qayyum Rana is a Canadian neurologist who specializes in the field of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. After completing his neurology residency training, Dr. Rana undertook a clinical fellowship in Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is currently the director of the Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto and Movement Disorders Centre located in Toronto, Canada. He is also founder of World Parkinson’s Program. He is the author of “Frequently Asked Questions About Parkinson’s Disease”, which is a series of thirteen brochures about Parkinson’s disease, translated in many languages and used in several countries around the world. Dr. Rana has also written the following books: “Neurological Emergencies in Clinical Practice\", “An Aid to Neuro-ophthalmology “, “An introduction to Essential Tremor”, “50 Ways Parkinson’s Could Affect You”, \" Differential Diagnosis of Movement Disorders in Clincal Practice\" ,\" Neuroradiology in Clinical Practice\", \" 99 Faces of Parkinson\'s disese\" and “What is Parkinson’s disease in Arabic?”. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Parkinsonism and RLS. Dr.Rana was Awarded an honorary FRCP by the Royal College of Physicians of U.K. Dr. Rana was also awarded Wayne-Hening Award for his research on Restless Legs Syndrome and Parkinson\'s disease. Dr.Rana has published extensively in the field of Neurolgoy, Parkinson\'s disease and Movement Disorders.

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Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research and updates about some non-motor symptoms, as well as surgical treatment of Parkinsons disease, in addition to the long term complications of pharmacological treatments have been presented. This book can be used by physicians, researchers and neuroscientists who want to learn new information about these topics related to Parkinsons disease. Authors of the individual chapters are well known in their fields and the book has been edited by a world renowned Parkinsons disease expert.

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