Editorial: Neuropalliative care for movement disorders in the time of COVID-19

      In this issue of PRD, Subramanian and Vaughan provide a framework for providing Neuropalliative care to those with Parkinson disease (PD), although this approach could be broadened to those with any movement disorder with global motor and cognitive symptoms [
      • Subramanian I.
      • Vaughan C.
      Hoping for the best, planning for the worst: palliative care approach for Parkinson disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      ]. Palliative medicine is a specialty that aims to improve quality of life for people with serious or advanced medical conditions by assessing and managing symptoms, establishing goals of care, providing support to caregivers, and engaging in advance care planning discussions [
      World health Organization
      Who definition of palliative care.
      ]. It is a complementary approach to care that can be provided while patients are receiving their usual medical care. Neuropalliative care is an emerging subspecialty that offers a relatively new approach to PD and it has much to offer patients.
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