Tag Archives: Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)

Spinal Implants May Revolutionise Walking Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease? (BBC News / Parkinson’s UK)

Summary Canadian researchers working with electrical stimulation to the spines of chronic Parkinson’s Disease patients have discovered a technique to improve mobility and reduce the risk of falls. The implants improve feedback signals returning back up to the brain. “[Benefit … Continue reading

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Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson’s Disease 2012 (Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation / Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences)

Summary This Canadian guideline presents a broad and up-to-date synthesis of the latest evidence and best guidelines available internationally. The sources for the original recommendations (NICE: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, AAN: American Academy of Neurology, or EFNS: European Federation of Neurological … Continue reading

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Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Parkinson’s Disease Dementia and Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease (Cochrane Library)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary Earlier Cochrane reviews have examined the use of cholinesterase inhibitors in both Parkinson’s Disease with dementia (PDD) and dementia with … Continue reading

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