How has COVID-19 affected community care of patients with neurodegenerative disease?

Takeaway

  • The pandemic and current political climate in the US has created a challenging environment for community neurologists in providing care for patients with neurodegenerative conditions.

Why this matters

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on the lives of individuals worldwide, particularly those with serious neurodegenerative conditions.

  • How the pandemic has affected the ability of clinicians to care for these patients, as well as impacts on their professional and personal lives, has not been well studied.