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Movement Symptoms: Dyskinesia
https://www.parkinson.org/Understanding-Parkinsons/Symptoms/Movement-Symptoms/Dyskinesia

Dyskinesias are involuntary, erratic, writhing movements of the face, arms, legs or trunk. They are often fluid and dance-like, but they may also cause rapid jerking or slow and extended muscle spasms. They are not a symptom of Parkinson's itself. Rather, they are a complication from some Parkinson's medications.

Patient Education on COVID & Agoraphobia
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/agoraphobia-and-covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic can trigger anxious feelings in anyone. However, people with an anxiety disorder such as agoraphobia may find that the pandemic has heightened their anxiety even further.

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention;

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Johns Hopkins Patient Information & Resources During COVID-19
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/for-johns-hopkins-patients.html

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. During the COVID-19 pandemic and as our communities begin to reopen, we are here and ready to care for you in our hospitals, surgery centers and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

Preparing for Coronavirus
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/landing/preparing-for-coronavirus
Cleveland Clinic

While the coronavirus is still in our communities and is still contagious, Cleveland Clinic is among the safest places in healthcare today. Concerns about COVID-19 and want to speak to a provider? Coming in for your first visit in a few months? You should feel confident we're keeping your family — and our caregivers — safe.

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/handout.aspx?gbosid=535624

COVID-19, discovered in December 2019, has now spread throughout the world. While there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, doctors and researchers are learning more about it every day. Here’s what we know now and how you can protect your family and others.

#StoptheSpread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.emergencyphysicians.org/globalassets/emphysicians/all-pdfs/ac_palrt_covid-19-patient-faq-dc_2012_0320.pdf

Nasopharyngeal culture
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003747.htm

Nasopharyngeal culture is a test that examines a sample of secretions from the uppermost part of the throat, behind the nose, to detect organisms that can cause disease.

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak
https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/tips-social-distancing-quarantine-isolation-031620.pdf

In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, local officals may require the public to take measures to limit and control the spread of the disease. This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. The government has the right to enforce federal and state laws related to public health if people within the country get sick with highly contagious di...

Finding the Right Words to Talk with Children and Teens about Coronavirus
https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Finding_Right_Words_Talk_Children_Teens_Coronavirus.pdf

Discussing Coronavirus with Your Children
https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Discussing_Coronavirus_w_Your_Children.pdf

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://weillcornell.org/coronavirus

Health and safety are always among our top priorities at Weill Cornell Medicine. We are closely watching updates from trusted healthcare organizations and governmental recommendations about the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and will continue to keep you informed.

Resources for Helping Kids and Parents Cope Amidst COVID-19
https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Resource_Libraries/covid-19/resources_helping_kids_parents_cope.aspx

When Family Members are Hospitalized due to COVID-19
https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_When_Family_Members_are_Hospitalized_due_to_COVID19.pdf

What is COVID-19? Patient Health Information Series
https://www.thoracic.org/patients/patient-resources/resources/coronavirus-patient.pdf

The number of cases has been increasing quickly and is considered a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that the virus is being spread simultaneously in more than three different geographical regions in the world. For up to date information on this outbreak, go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/about/index.html

Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know
https://www.cancer.gov/contact/emergency-preparedness/coronavirus

COVID-19 Resources: Care Recommendations for Home‑Based Ventilation Patients
https://foundation.chestnet.org/patient-education-resources/covid-19-resources-care-recommendations-home-based-ventilation-patients/

As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, it’s critical that we try to limit the spread of the virus as much as possible. This is especially applicable for patients who use noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV), mechanical airway clearance devices, or are supported by home ventilation for other chronic respiratory failure syndromes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Women’s Health Care: A Message for Patients
https://www.acog.org/patient-resources/faqs/womens-health/coronavirus-and-womens-health-care

Experts are learning more every day about the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is following the situation closely. This page will be updated as ACOG learns more about how the spread of COVID-19 affects health care for women. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you can find more information at Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pregnancy...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Top 10 Tips From Your Family Doctor
https://familydoctor.org/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-top-10-tips-from-your-family-doctor/

ADA COVID-19 FAQ
https://www.diabetes.org/covid-19-faq

The lowdown on eye exercises
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/the-lowdown-on-eye-exercises?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GB20200520-AgingEye&utm_id=2176844&dlv-emuid=22ccc528-35ec-421e-8d26-c66574e6d9d8&dlv-mlid=2176844
Harvard Health Publishing;

May 5th, 2020 - If you wear glasses or contacts, chances are you've been at least a little bit tempted to investigate the infomercials and books promoting eye exercises to improve your eyesight without surgery. Some programs even claim that faithful adherents may be able to give up their glasses. If this sounds too good to be true, that's because it is.

Heartburn Medication Update
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/heartburn-medication-update?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WR20200612-Heartburn&utm_id=2238983&dlv-emuid=22ccc528-35ec-421e-8d26-c66574e6d9d8&dlv-mlid=2238983
Harvard Health Publishing;

May 31st, 2020 - Millions of people turn to prescription and over-the-counter medications to cope with heartburn from gastroesophageal reflux disease or other stomach conditions. But navigating the risks of heartburn remedies can leave a sour taste in your mouth, since some have been tied to health concerns. Here's what you need to know about two mainstays of treatment, and how the latest developments may affec...

Body Weight Planner: Balancing Your Food and Activity
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/bwp
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Starting Information Enter your starting information, including your weight, sex, age, height, and physical activity level. Physical Activity Level Click the "Estimate Your Level" button to find your physical activity level.

COVID-19: At-Home Testing
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/at-home-testing.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Feb 15th, 2021 - You and your healthcare provider might consider either an at-home collection kit or an at-home test if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and if you can’t get tested by a healthcare provider. At-home collection kits and tests are available either by prescription or over the counter in a pharmacy or retail store without a prescription. Currently available at-home tests look for current i...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Helps protect you from getting COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Get a COVID-19 vaccine, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

Recipient Education: Talking to Recipients about COVID-19 Vaccines
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/hcp/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Many people have questions about the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As vaccine recipients’ most-trusted source of information on vaccines, you play a critical role in helping them understand the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, as well as if and when it is likely to be recommended for them.

Dyskinesia
https://www.michaeljfox.org/news/dyskinesia?dyskinesia=

Dyskinesia is uncontrolled, involuntary movement that may occur with long-term levodopa use and longer time with Parkinson's. Not everyone will develop this complication, and the experience of dyskinesia varies. New and emerging treatments aim to help avoid dyskinesia.

Managing PD Mid-Stride: A Treatment Guide to Parkinson's Disease
https://www.parkinson.org/sites/default/files/attachments/MidStride.pdf
Parkinson's Foundation

Every person’s Parkinson’s disease (PD) journey is unique. No two people have exactly the same symptoms or progression, let alone lifestyle and genetics. However, it is common that once you begin a treatment regimen after diagnosis, you can live life for a while with nearly complete relief from symptoms and few side effects. Eventually, though, after several years of being treated with le...

The Voice of the Patient: Parkinson's Disease
https://www.fda.gov/media/124392/download
FDA

Patient Privacy Information
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/privacy/patients.html

Jan 27th, 2019 - Johns Hopkins is committed to protecting your health information. Our Notice of Privacy Practices explains how all members of the Johns Hopkins organizations will safeguard your privacy. Information relating to the privacy/confidentiality of patient health information found on this website relates only to the Johns Hopkins activities in the United States of America.

Water & Nutrition | Drinking Water | Healthy Water | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/nutrition/index.html

Oct 4th, 2016 - Education and information about camping water, hiking water, travel water, backcountry water treatment, safe drinking water, safe recreational water, drinking water treatment, emergency disinfection, sanitation, bottled water, travel diseases, travel illness, travel injury, nutrition, water and nutrition, and daily fluids.

Metformin (Oral Route) Proper Use - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/metformin-oral-route/proper-use/drg-20067074

Jan 31st, 2019 - This medicine usually comes with a patient information insert. Read the information carefully and make sure you understand it before taking this medicine. If you have any questions, ask your doctor.

NCCN Quick Guide™ | Metastatic Breast Cancer
https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/quick_guides/breast/stage_iv/index.html

Jan 1st, 2018 - NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Metastatic, 2018 PAT-N-1075-0618 What are the treatment options? Hormone-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer „„ Chemotherapy may be given first if the cancer is quickly growing within internal organs

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy Using MiraLAX
https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/how-prepare-your-colonoscopy-using-miralax

Aug 5th, 2019 - This information will help you get ready for your colonoscopy using polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX®). A colonoscopy is an exam of your colon (large intestine). Your doctor will use a colonoscope (flexible tube with a camera on the end) to see the inside of your colon on a video monitor. During your procedure, your doctor can:

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/MarchToolkit.aspx

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people age 50 and older.

A Patient’s Guide to Opioid Tapering
https://www.hss.edu/conditions_patient-guide-opioid-tapering.asp

May 20th, 2018 - Treating acute pain caused by orthopedic surgery has improved drastically over the past few years. This is due in part to the use of multimodal analgesic strategies (balancing the use of multiple non-opioid pain medications) and an increase in regional anesthesia in orthopedic procedures.

If You Suffer From Dry Mouth, Biotène Can Help
https://www.gskhealthpartner.com/content/dam/cf-consumer-healthcare/health-professionals/en_US/pdf/SM10060%20Biotene%20Patient%20Education%20Leave%20Piece%20PORTRAIT%2010%20PRINT.pdf

If you find your mouth is sometimes dry or uncomfortable and if it’s difficult to swallow food, you may be suffering from a condition called xerostomia – also known as dry mouth.

When You Have Dry Mouth, Turn To Biotène For Help
https://www.gskhealthpartner.com/content/dam/cf-consumer-healthcare/health-professionals/en_US/pdf/Biotene_Oncology_PatientEducation_NOSAMPLE.pdf

Cancer treatments may cause your mouth to become dry, leading to discomfort and even difficulty speaking and swallowing. Symptoms can be hard to manage, particularly at night and on the go, but you don’t need to suffer needlessly.

Preparing for a colonoscopy
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/preparing-for-a-colonoscopy

Aug 12th, 2019 - If you shudder at the thought of having a colonoscopy to check for hidden colon cancer, chances are it's the "prep" that's stoking your apprehension. It's certainly a major inconvenience: getting ready for the procedure takes much longer — an average of 16 hours, according to one study — than the three hours or so you'll spend at a medical center the day of your colonoscopy. But what's most off...

Protecting Your Privacy & Security
https://www.healthit.gov/topic/protecting-your-privacy-security

Dec 16th, 2018 - Protecting the Privacy and Security of Your Health Information: The privacy and security of patient health information is a top priority for patients and their families, health care providers and professionals, and the government. Federal laws require many of the key persons and organizations that handle health information to have policies and security safeguards in place to protect your health...

Improving Antibiotic Use
https://www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/community/pdfs/aaw/au_improving-antibiotics-infographic_8_5x11_508.pdf

Aug 21st, 2019 - Do I really need antibiotics? SAY YES TO ANTIBIOTICS when needed for certain infections caused by bacteria.

Resources for Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus & Caregivers | Talk SLE
http://www.talksle.com/resources/patients-caregivers.html

The need for healthcare providers to effectively engage with patients with SLE is ongoing and the stakes are high. Even when patients have no complaints and no visual signs of disease, organ damage can be occurring. We've developed these tools to help both you and your patients communicate and be vigilant.

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) Patient Version
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK65917/
NIH PDQ Cancer Information Summaries; PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board.

Oct 15th, 2019 - This PDQ cancer information summary has current information about the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is meant to inform and help patients, families, and caregivers. It does not give formal guidelines or recommendations for making decisions about health care. NSCLC

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version
https://www.cancer.gov/types/lung/patient/non-small-cell-lung-treatment-pdq
Cancer.gov National Cancer Institute

Oct 15th, 2019 - General Information About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC

Metformin: MedlinePlus Drug Information
https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a696005.html

May 14th, 2018 - Metformin: learn about side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more on MedlinePlus.

Easier hepatitis C treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatitis-c/in-depth/easier-hepatitis-c-treatment/art-20109998

Heart Failure Resources
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17076-heart-failure-resources

Heart Failure Society of America, Inc. www.hfsa.org American Heart Association www.heart.org International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation www.ishlt.org National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ National Institutes of Health (NIH) www.nih.gov Cleveland Clinic Web Chats – Calendar of Events and Transcripts chat.clevelandclinic.org Next: Important Phone Numbers S...

Stroke | Cleveland Clin
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17518-stroke

What is a stroke? A stroke, sometimes called a "brain attack," occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If not caught early, permanent brain damage can result. How does a stroke occur? There are two types of stroke. Ischemic stroke is similar to a heart attack, except it occurs in the blood vessels of ...

Hydrocephalus | Cleveland Clin
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17111-hydrocephalus

The Mission of the Cleveland Clinic Aging Brain Clinic Aging patients… to provide comprehensive integrated diagnostic and therapeutic care for the mental function of aging and elderly individuals. Basic brain research… to perform basic and transitional research on the aging brain. Clinical advances… to develop and perform clinical research trials to benefit the maturing brain. Patient’s Guide t...

Colorectal Cancer Survival Rates & Prognosis
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9717-colorectal-cancer-prognosisoutlook

Nov 18th, 2014 - Next: Outlook / Prognosis Share Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Print Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy