Dementia and Parkinson's Disease: Similar and Divergent Challenges in Providing Palliative Care

@article{Steen2019DementiaAP,
  title={Dementia and Parkinson's Disease: Similar and Divergent Challenges in Providing Palliative Care},
  author={Jenny T van der Steen and Herma Lennaerts and Danny Hommel and Bertie Augustijn and Marieke Groot and Jeroen Hasselaar and Bastiaan R. Bloem and Raymond T.C.M. Koopmans},
  journal={Frontiers in neurology},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={
          54
        }
}
Dementia and Parkinson's disease are incurable neurological conditions. Patients often experience specific, complex, and varying needs along their disease trajectory. Current management typically employs a multidisciplinary team approach. Recognition is growing that this team approach should also address palliative care issues to optimize quality of life for patient and family caregivers, but it remains unclear how palliative care is best delivered. To inspire future service development and… CONTINUE READING
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