Managing Parkinson's disease

Robinson, Gina
February 2010
Independent Nurse;2/15/2010, p21
The article discusses Parkinson's disease, which is a degenerative neurological disease that affects 120,000 individuals in Great Britain aged 55-60 years old. Unilateral resting tremors, slowness and poor balance are among the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and its diagnosis is usually based on the brain bank criteria of Great Britain. Patients commonly suffers constipation due to reduced gut motility and medication, while others needed to be referred to a urologist due to urinary frequency at light that cause lethargy to some patients.


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