Parkinson's disease. Update in diagnosis and symptom management.


Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder with a high burden of morbidity. Because no diagnostic test exists for PD, clinical knowledge and skill are key to making an early, accurate diagnosis. Diagnostic criteria for PD require at least two of three motor signs: tremor, rigidity, or bradykinesia. Levodopa and the dopamine… (More)


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@article{MarjamaLyons2001ParkinsonsDU, title={Parkinson's disease. Update in diagnosis and symptom management.}, author={Jill Marjama-Lyons and Winfried Koller}, journal={Geriatrics}, year={2001}, volume={56 8}, pages={24-5, 29-30, 33-5} }