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There are multiple resources available on the Web that provide additional information about hydrocephalus in adults. Listed below are a few of those websites.

Alzheimer’s Association

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.

Hydrocephalus Association

The Hydrocephalus Association provides support, education and advocacy for people whose lives have been touched by hydrocephalus and the professionals who work with them. This association’s website provides information about hydrocephalus in adults and children.

Life NPH

This website is provided by Codman & Shurtleff, a DePuy Company, which is part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Codman & Shurtleff manufactures medicale devices used for neuroscience therapies, including devices used to treat hydrocephalus. Although the information contained in this site is informative and helpful for patients, providing this link does not constitute an endorsement by Swedish of Codman & Shurtleff or the medical devices it manufactures.

Medline Plus

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. This site contains information about normal pressure hydrocephalus and pseudotumor cerebri.

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. This website includes information about normal pressure hydrocephalus and pseudotumor cerebri.


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