Would people with Parkinson's disease benefit from palliative care?

@article{Hudson2006WouldPW,
  title={Would people with Parkinson's disease benefit from palliative care?},
  author={Peter L. Hudson and Christine M Toye and Linda J. Kristjanson},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={87-94}
}
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive, degenerative disorder of the nervous system, causing substantial morbidity and has the capacity to shorten life. People with PD and their families can find the disease devastating. Nevertheless, this population of patients is not usually considered a group to be supported by palliative care specialists. But the nature of the illness and the challenges of managing its many physical and psychological effects raises questions about the potential… CONTINUE READING