Management of patients with Parkinson disease

Shin, Ju Young PhD, ANP-C; Hendrix, Cristina C. DNS, GNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000434090.96229.5c
Feature: DEGENERATIVE DISORDERS: CE Connection
Abstract

Abstract: Patients with Parkinson disease have prolonged motor and nonmotor symptoms affecting their ability to perform activities of daily living. Providers are tasked not only to provide quality care to afflicted patients but also to offer assistance to their informal caregivers who play a critical supportive role along the illness trajectory.

Author Information

Ju Young Shin is an assistant professor at the University of Delaware, School of Nursing. Cristina Hendrix is an associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing and Nurse Researcher/Practitioner at the Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The authors and planners have disclosed that they have no financial relationship related to this article.

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