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Only specialists should diagnose Parkinson's disease

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7557.14-g (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:14
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    Family doctors should refer patients with suspected Parkinson's disease promptly to a specialist rather than try and diagnose it themselves, recommends guidance on the diagnosis and management of the disease, published this week.

    The guidelines, which were developed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and the National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions of …

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