Common neurological disorders: Parkinson's disease

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, January 2008, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2008.2.1.28007

Understanding the causes of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism.

What is it about?

This article on Parkinsonism is the first of a series on common neurological disorders. It describes the clinical presentation of Parkinsonism, explaining the main symptoms and medical treatments.

Why is it important?

It is important for healthcare assistants to recognise the signs and symptoms so that they can be proactive in seeking appropriate help for sufferers.

Perspectives

Mrs Julie I Swann

A greater understanding of common disorders will assist HCA in their day to day duties.

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