Common neurologic issues

Ritesh A. Ramdhani, Theresa A. Soriano, Linda DeCherrie

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Abstract

Neurological diseases are prevalent in homebound older adults and directly impact the quality of life. This chapter reviews some of the common neurologic issues that a home-based medical practitioner may encounter and provides a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment approach to managing such conditions in the home.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGeriatric Home-Based Medical Care
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages97-123
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9783319233659
ISBN (Print)9783319233642
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Home visit
  • Home-based medical care
  • Home-based palliative care
  • Home-based primary care
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke

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