Neurology Updates

Neurology Updates

Here you will find regular scientific news from our Scientific Panels. We cover all areas of neurology, including rare diseases. The most recent news are displayed below. You will find all news of different areas sorted into the subsections of the respective scientific panel. Enjoy reading!

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| Palliative Care | Rare Neurological Diseases  

Virtual palliative care consultation for people with ALS, and their caregivers, was found to be helpful and did not take too much energy or cause…

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A study in Canada has suggested that specialist palliative care involvement in the last year of life may reduce visits to emergency departments and…

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| Palliative Care  

The palliative care out-patient clinic approach for people with Parkinson’s disease improves the quality of life for patients and reduces the…

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| Palliative Care  

The use of prognostic indicators for end of life palliative care for Parkinson’s disease and related disorders have been shown, in a systematic…

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| Palliative Care  

The American Academy of Neurology Clinical Guidance on Neuropalliative care outlines the need for neurologists to be involved in the palliative care…

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| Palliative Care  

The care of someone with dementia raises many ethical issues – of communication, decision making, care, symptom and behavioural support and carer…

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| Palliative Care  

Palliative care outpatient clinics, with a multidisciplinary team, helps patients with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders and their families

 

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| Palliative Care  

The social isolation and physical inactivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has increased symptom and psychosocial issues for people with neurological…

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The COVID 19 pandemic has affected people with neurological disease and reduced the care provided, with possible adverse sequelae, including frailty.

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| Palliative Care  

A new study has shown that a short-term palliative care intervention was seen positively by the patients and families and reduced costs, but did not…

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| Palliative Care  

A paper has just been published – Collaboration between palliative care and neurology: a survey of clinicians in Europe.

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| Palliative Care  

An e book has just been published by Frontiers Research Topics entitled” Palliative care in neurology” - Oliver D, de Visser M and Voltz R (2020)…

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