Managing the patient with Parkinson's disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

When patients have a clear understanding of the etiology and pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease, management is easier for the physician and the patient is better able to cope with the disease. Patients also should be made aware of the proper use of antihistamines and anticholinergics that control tremor, as well as their side effects. In addition, life at home can be simplified by using zippers or Velcro closures on clothing, large kitchen and eating utensils, and grab rails.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Riley, TL; Massey, EW

Published Date

  • September 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 68 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 85 - 92

PubMed ID

  • 6107900

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0032-5481

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/00325481.1980.11715531


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England