Improving Care for Patients With Parkinson Disease in the Hospital

May 21, 2019

Patients with Parkinson disease can suffer complications in the hospital if the individualized, highly structured care plans that manage their disease are not followed. Neurosurgeon Hooman Azmi, MD, FAANS, the coauthor (along with Fiona Gupta, MD) of "Parkinson's Disease for the Hospitalist: Managing the Complex Care of a Vulnerable Population," discussed what it takes to improve patient care for this population.

Patients with Parkinson disease can suffer complications in the hospital if the individualized, highly structured care plans that manage their disease are not followed. Neurosurgeon Hooman Azmi, MD, FAANS, the coauthor (along with Fiona Gupta, MD) of "Parkinson's Disease for the Hospitalist: Managing the Complex Care of a Vulnerable Population," discussed what it takes to improve patient care for this population. He is the director of the

Director of the Division of Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery at Hackensack Meridian Health University Medical Center.

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