Direct cost of Parkinson's disease in a health system with high judicialization: evidence from Colombia.

Conclusions: In the context of high judicialization, patients suffering from PD must increasingly use the judicial system to access treatment. To promote more equitable and efficient access benefit packages, developing countries must consider more thoroughly the needs of these patients. PMID: 31627711 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res Source Type: research

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Some wearable solutions exploiting on-body acceleration sensors have been proposed to recognize Freezing of Gait (FoG) in people affected by Parkinson Disease (PD). Once a FoG event is detected, these systems generate a sequence of rhythmic stimuli to allo...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
This study examined the effects of a Strength, Hope, and Resources Program for People with PD (SHARP-PWP), based on the principles of positive psychology.
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Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
AbstractPurposePsychotic symptoms in Parkinson ’s disease are relatively common and include hallucinations, illusions, and delusions. Psychosis is a major cause of disability and is one of the most distressing symptoms for both patients and caregivers. The management of psychosis is often complex and challenging and involves determining the de gree and severity of psychotic symptoms and whether intervention is required. In this review, the authors describe the phenomenology and risk factors of Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) and current evidence-based treatment options.Recent findingsIn randomized, double-b...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study investigating verbal memory consolidation in PD. Results suggested that impairment is possibly related to the late phase of consolidation of verbal memory in neocortex.
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Volume 70Author(s): Hülya Olgun Yazar, Tamer Yazar, Murat CihanAbstractAimIn our study, we aimed to collect data for the hypothesis that Galectin-3 might be used as a new prognostic and therapeutic biomarker in Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease (IPD).MethodIn this prospective and cross-sectional study, the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) and Modified Hoehn and Yahr (H&Y) scales were applied to each patient diagnosed as IPD according to the UK Brain Bank diagnostic criteria. The control group consisted of healthy individuals with the...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Condition:   Parkinson's Disease Intervention:   Behavioral: Wellness Recovery Program Sponsor:   Wake Forest University Health Sciences Recruiting
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Condition:   Parkinson Disease Intervention:   Other: hyperthermic baths Sponsor:   Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University Completed
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Condition:   Parkinson's Disease Interventions:   Drug: Pimavanserin;   Other: Placebo;   Drug: Quetiapine Sponsor:   ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. Recruiting
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