An approach to acute clinical deterioration in patients with late-stage Parkinson’s disease

An approach to acute clinical deterioration in patients with late-stage Parkinson’s disease
Aust J Gen Pract. 2022 Aug;51(8):577-583. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-03-22-6363.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Idiopathic Parkinson's disease is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disease. In the absence of disease-modifying therapies, patients inevitably progress to late-stage disease, characterised by a shift towards increasing disability from predominantly non-motor symptoms, which may be poorly levodopa responsive.OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article is to provide general practitioners (GPs) with a practical ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-07-31By Sophie Waller