Parkinson's patients have higher hospitalization rates. There are a number of factors that may affect outcome of hospitalization. It is important for the hospital staff to carefully review and confirm the patient's PD medications, dosages, and specific dose schedules.
Things to consider if you are managing a PD patient in the hospital:
Aminoff MJ, Christine CW, Friedman JH, et al. Management of the hospitalized patient with Parkinson’s disease: current state of the field and need for guidelines. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2010;17(3):139-145. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2010.11.009.