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Parkinson’s Disease & Psychosis in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting

Published: June 2021
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  • 38 pages
  • Spiral Bound
  • 80# Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25" x 7.25"
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What's Inside
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About the Authors
Additional Information
  • Key Points
  • Glossary
  • Recognition
    • Tables
      • Motor and Non-Motor Features of Parkinson’s Disease
      • Features Suggestive of Atypical Parkinsonism or an Alternate Diagnosis
      • Red Flags: Other Symptoms Not Consistent with the Diagnosis of PD
    • Figure
      • Differential Diagnosis – Parkinsonism
    • Diagnosis
  • Assessment
    • Symptoms and Signs
    • Comorbidities
    • Sudden Decline
  • Treatment
    • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
    • Table: Some Factors that Increase Risk of Falls in People with Parkinson’s Disease
    • Dietary Considerations
    • Additional Considerations
    • Drug Therapies
    • Approach to Pharmacotherapy
      • Chart: Optimal Levodopa Dosing and Blood Levels
    • Misconceptions and Common Questions from People with Parkinson’s
    • On-Demand Motor Pharmacotherapy Options
    • Dyskinesia Treatment
    • Side Effects
    • Surgical Options
    • Table: Motor Pharmacotherapy Options
  • Monitoring
    • Suggested Quality Measures with Proposed Frequency
    • Prognosis/Palliative Care/End-Of-Life Issues
    • Table: Medicare Hospice Eligibility Criteria
  • Parkinson's Disease Dementia and Psychosis
    • Table: Dementia with Lewy Bodies vs. Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia
    • Figures:
      • Differential Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis
      • Stepwise Process for Treating Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis
      • Assessment
      • Psychosis in People with Parkinson’s Disease
      • Treatment
  • Appendices
    • The Long-Term Care Interval History: Parkinson's Disease
    • LTC Interval History: Parkinson’s Disease Check List
  • References
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The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is the only medical specialty society representing the community of over 50,000 medical directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other practitioners working in the various post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) settings.


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