Title

Pharmacologic Treatment of Chorea in Huntington Disease

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

August 7, 2012

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To develop an evidence-based guideline assessing pharmacologic options for treating Huntington disease (HD) chorea

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Outpatient

Intended Users

Occupational therapist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D002819 - Chorea, D006816 - Huntington Disease

Keywords

movement disorder, chorea, Huntington disease

Source Citation

Evidence-based guideline: Pharmacologic treatment of chorea in Huntington disease. Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Melissa J. Armstrong, Janis M. Miyasaki. Neurology Aug 2012, 79 (6) 597-603; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318263c443