Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century

1.What is Palliative Care? 2.The Care Team Role 3.Managing Pain 4.Reducing Side Effects        5.Planning Advance Care 6.Conclusion Palliative care is a holistic, team-based approach to managing chronic health conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). Palliative care specialists champion quality of life and can be central to navigating the challenges of PD from initial diagnosis, onward. Most

Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century

1.What is Palliative Care? 2.The Care Team Role 3.Managing Pain 4.Reducing Side Effects        5.Planning Advance Care 6.Conclusion Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century Palliative care is a holistic, team-based approach to managing chronic health conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). Palliative care specialists champion quality of life and can be central to navigating

Inject, Cool Tech and Keto Effect

1.Inject 2.Learn More 3.Cool Tech 4.Learn More 5.Keto Effect 6.Learn More Every year, the Movement Disorder Society (MDS) hosts an international congress where the top minds in the field share ideas and the latest in research. The 2018 congress took place this October in Hong Kong, China, where we found three particularly promising new Parkinson’s

FDA Approves Nuplazid™ for Treatment of Psychosis in Parkinson’s

According to a new study, an experimental inhaled form of levodopaThe medication most commonly given to control the movement symptoms of Parkinson’s, usually with carbidopa. It is converted in the brain into dopamine. can rapidly relieve Parkinson’s disease (PD) motor symptoms during “off” periods, the times when symptoms return in between regular doses of oral levodopa. The

Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation Announces Annual Alumni Awardees

1.Parkinson’s Foundation Nurse Grant Awardees, 2018 2.Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Scholars Highlights and Year in Review 3.Upcoming programs: 4.Nursing Solutions: Webinar Series The 2018 Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation Annual Alumni Award has been awarded to two colleagues at Louisiana Tech University: Tara Haskins, DNP, RN, Associate Professor, and