Because of the multiple comorbidities associated with Rett syndrome, clinicians are advised to incorporate clinical guidelines that suggest implementing therapeutics with a multidisciplinary approach and with an eye toward new and emerging therapies.
Clinicians should screen regularly for signs and symptoms of tardive dyskinesia and educate patients and caregivers on what to look for and report, leading to earlier intervention and better quality of life.
In brief videos, Drs McEvoy and Nierenberg discuss symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (TD), how to observe patients (whether in person or via telemedicine), and how to educate patients and families about TD.
Review highlights from two experts’ presentations on identifying and treating tardive dyskinesia. Quotes from actual patients illustrate the embarrassment that they feel and show why even mild movements should be treated if patients are distressed by them.