{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Perioperative Medication Withholding in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: A Retrospective Electronic Health Records Review

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to measure the perioperative duration of carbidopa-levodopa withholding, to record the time of day that surgeries were performed on patients with Parkinson's disease, and to record perioperative exacerbations of Parkinson's disease symptoms.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

1. review the background information helpful in understanding the need for the authors? study of the impact of perioperative medication withdrawal on patients with Parkinson's disease.
2. summarize the characteristics of the authors? sample population, the results of their study, and the implications for practice.

Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

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Test Code: AJN0113A
Published: January 2013
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kathleen Fagerlund PhD, RN, Lisa Carney Anderson PhD, Olga Gurvich MA
Categories: Medical-Surgical , Research