Managing Medications for Hospital Patients With Parkinson Disease

Dorothy J. Moore; Bonnie M. Smith; Maria H. Cho


Am Nurs Journal. 2017;12(1) 

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Listen to Your Patient

Many patients with PD are well-informed about their disease and medications. In some cases, they and their families know more about the disease and treatment than hospital clinicians. You can help them avoid complications of hospitalization by taking the time to listen to them, learn about their medications and special needs, and communicate their concerns and requests to other healthcare care team members.