Caring for Patients With Huntington’s Disease
This genetic disease has severe consequences for oral and overall health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the etiology of Huntington’s disease.
- Discuss signs and symptoms of each stage of Huntington’s disease.
- Address how this genetic condition is managed and treated.
- Identify modifications needed to provide dental hygiene care for patients with Huntington’s disease.
This course was published in the September 2016 issue and expires September 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.