There are multiple resources available on the Web that provide additional information about normal pressure hydrocephalus. Listed below are a few of those websites.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. This association provides information about normal pressure hydrocephalus on its website as part of its discussion of the types of dementia.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Meg Verrees, M.D., and Warren R. Selman, M.D., physicians at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, wrote this article about the management of patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus. The article appeared in the September 2004 issue of American Family Physician, a professional journal for family medicine physicians.
This website is provided by Codman & Shurtleff, a DePuy Company, which is part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. This site contains information on the diagnosis and treatment of NPH. There are several stories with NPH patients sharing their experiences.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. It is produced by the National Library of Medicine and provides reliable, up-to-date information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues.
Medtronic manufactures medical devices used for neuroscience therapies, including devices used to treat hydrocephalus. Information on this site includes diagnosis and management of NPH and information about the different shunts used to treat this condition.
National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke
This website is provided by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The NINDS conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders. It was created by the U.S. Congress in 1950, and is one of more than two dozen research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH is an agency of the Public Health Service within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
WebMD provides health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. The information is regularly reviewed and updated by qualified professionals.
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