Parkinson’s disease: Current medical, surgical, and psychiatric treatment (Guest editorial)—Part 2

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 43 , No. 4 , May 2001 , Pages 200 Editorials

In the April 2001 issue of the BC Medical Journal, five papers were published on Parkinson’s disease from the viewpoint of research studies directed to understanding the cause and mechanism of cell death. The topics included etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, pathology, and imaging. In this issue, the theme of Parkinson’s disease is continued, but the papers are more clinical. The topics include medical treatmentdyskinesiassurgical treatmentdepression, anxiety, and phychosis in Parkinson’s disease, and finally, the interaction between Parkinson’s disease and general medical and surgical problems. Thus the emphasis of the previous issue was on research, and this issue is focused on more practical aspects of management. Taken together, the two series of articles may be seen as a "state of the art" summary of where we stand in our theoretic understanding and practical treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

—Donald B. Calne, OC, DM
Director, Neurodegenerative Disorders Centre
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre

Donald B. Calne, OC, DM. Parkinson’s disease: Current medical, surgical, and psychiatric treatment (Guest editorial)—Part 2. BCMJ, Vol. 43, No. 4, May, 2001, Page(s) 200 - Editorials.



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