Sophie Waller

BMed (Hons), Movement Disorder Fellow, Movement Disorder Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW

An approach to acute clinical deterioration in patients with late-stage Parkinson’s disease

Late-stage Parkinson’s disease is a syndrome of frequent falls, cognitive impairment, visual hallucinations and need for residential care.

The initial diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease

The general practitioner has a vital role in timely diagnosis, effective communication, referral and treatment, which can have a lasting impact on the patient experience.

Challenges in managing late-stage Parkinson’s disease: Practical approaches and pitfalls

In late-stage Parkinson’s disease there is a shift to increasing disability from non-motor symptoms unresponsive to levodopa.