Treatment helps control involuntary outbursts?

May 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;May2010, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p55
The article presents the new treatment for pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a neurological condition of involuntary expression of patient. Erik P. Pioro, director of the Section for ALS and Related Disorder at the Ohio Clinic, says that the abnormalities can affect the patient and caregiver well-being. The DMQ, a combination of two medications including dextromethorphan and low dose quinidine, improves the average test score by 2.7 points and controls the impairing condition suffered by patients.


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