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Description: “Parkinson’s Disease and Psychosis in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting” is a new pocket guide developed by geriatricians, neurologists, and movement disorder specialists from AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care...
Full Set of Pocket Guides – Set of all 8 The complete set of pocket guides describes the critical decision points in the management of common conditions found in the PALTC population and incorporates current information and best practices for use by...
February 19, 2017
In March, an influential group of medical providers, AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, will tackle the issue at its annual conference. Cari Levy, the group’s vice president, will offer a “Marijuana 101” lesson on the...
Parkinson's disease is overrepresented in post-acute and long-term care environments. This discussion will review the hallmarks of Parkinson's disease and unique manifestations of the disease that often appear in nursing home environments. In...
August 13, 2015
The $3.83B company on August 6, 2015 announced the publication of new data from its ongoing open-label safety extension study, the -015 Study, with NUPLAZID™ in patients with Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) in the July 31 online issue of the...
October 7, 2015
Published in the October 1, 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association , the study found that participants (age 30 to 80 years with an established diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and moderate to severe...
This package includes the Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Practice Guideline, and the Parkinson’s Disease & Psychosis in PALTC Pocket Guide. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative movement disorder. While there is no known...
Long-term care (LTC) is no longer synonymous with "geriatric care." In the past 10 years, adults ages 31 to 64 have been the fastest growing population in nursing homes. The last national nursing home survey sponsored by the Centers for Disease...