Medical treatment of Parkinson disease.


Journal Article

The cardinal characteristics of Parkinson disease (PD) include resting tremor, rigidity, and bradykinesia. Patients may also develop autonomic dysfunction, cognitive changes, psychiatric symptoms, sensory complaints, and sleep disturbances. The treatment of motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease is addressed in this article.

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Cited Authors

  • Stacy, M

Published Date

  • August 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 605 - v

PubMed ID

  • 19555824

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19555824

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9875

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8619

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ncl.2009.04.009


  • eng