Palliative care in Parkinson's disease

George Kernohan, Mary Waldron, Dorothy Hardyway

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Parkinson's disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition with no known cure. People with the condition can have complex palliative care needs similar to those of cancer patients. This article describes the four stages of Parkinson's disease, and illustrates how nurses can apply the principles of palliative care to support and care at each stage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-25
JournalNursing Times
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2011


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Kernohan, G., Waldron, M., & Hardyway, D. (2011). Palliative care in Parkinson's disease. Nursing Times, 107(24), 22-25.