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Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

October 16, 2010
São Paulo, Brazil

Course Description

This course addressed the clinical and surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease. Emphasis was placed on the management of patients with early stage illness, treatment of non-motor symptoms of PD and management of levodopa complications.

Learning Objectives

Participants in this activity learned to:

  • Discuss the therapeutic options available to manage Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with early stage illness;
  • Tailor the best medical options to treat fluctuations and dyskinesias related to chronic exposure to levodopa;
  • Identify and treat non-motor symptoms of PD;
  • Select PD patients who are candidates for surgical treatment.

Recommended Audience

This course was intended for Movement Disorder specialists, general neurologists, primary care physicians and junior investigators.

Support

Supported in part by an educational grant from:

Roche