Emergency management of patients with Parkinson's

This guide tells you how to manage someone with Parkinson's in an emergency situation. It will be particularly useful for professionals who don’t see people with Parkinson's day-to-day.

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Missing doses of medication can cause serious complications for people with Parkinson's; this guide particularly focuses on how you can make sure your patient continues to get the medication they need in an emergency.

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