The (Palliative) care of Huntington’s disease

@article{Macleod2017TheC,
  title={The (Palliative) care of Huntington’s disease},
  author={A. D. Macleod and M. Jury and T. Anderson},
  journal={Progress in Palliative Care},
  year={2017},
  volume={25},
  pages={165 - 170}
}
  • A. D. Macleod, M. Jury, T. Anderson
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Progress in Palliative Care
  • Palliative care services are increasingly becoming involved in the care of neurodegenerative disorders. Huntington’s disease is a rare, familial disorder. Care from diagnosis is palliative. Though other specialist disciplines need to be involved in the care, palliative expertise and oversight is valuable and appreciated. Based upon a review of literature and three decades of clinical experience with over a hundred patients and their families this article provides an overview of the palliative… CONTINUE READING

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