Guidance on how to manage patients with Parkinson's in an emergency situation. Professionals who don’t see people with Parkinson's day-to-day may find this especially useful.
- Care strategies
- Inpatient care and medicines management
- Service improvement
- Treatments and medication
- All professions
- End of life
Missing doses of medication can cause serious complications for people with Parkinson's; this guide focuses on how you can make sure your patient continues to get the medication they need in an emergency.
Note: this resource references the PD 'nil by mouth medication dose calculator. Please ensure that you read the notes on this calculator fully before use.
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Emergency management of patients with Parkinson's (PDF, 253KB)