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Towards Objective Testing in Parkinson's Disease: a Systematic Review of the Literature Looking at Assessment of Postural Sway

Ge, Wenbo; Apthorp, Deborah; Lueck, Christian; Suominen, Hanna


Introduction Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is associated with increased mortality and reduced quality of life. There is currently no accurate objective measure for use in diagnosis or assessment of severity. Analysis of postural sway may help in this regard. This systematic review aimed to assess the effectiveness of the various features currently used to analyse postural sway. Methods Five databases were searched for articles that examined postural sway in both PD patients and controls. An...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Conference paper
Source: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2019-anzan.82
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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