Tag: anesthesia

Preventing and Treating Psychosis Post Anesthesia in PD: By Dr. De Leon

I have heard of many patients being afraid to have procedures of any kind due to occurrence of psychosis and confusion reported by a number of Parkinson’s patients. This problem is not a myth unfortunately. Forty percent of Parkinson’s patients suffer psychosis commonly as disease advances which usually results in more hospitalizations, and increased procedures

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Tips for Getting Ready for Surgical Procedures When You have PD: By Dr. De Leon

“I  had plastic surgery last week. I cut up all my credit cards.” Henry Youngman As I get ready to undergo yet another diagnostic procedure I am reminded about the possible perils of navigating conscious sedation and anesthesia with PD. One of the hardest things is being asked to stop your medication the night before

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