Time intervals in diagnosing Parkinson's disease: The patients' views
The majority of all patients are content with their pathway to the diagnosis of PD. Objective: To explore patients' views on their pathway to the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: A qualitative study of 52 essays written by patients with PD, using comparative content analysis. Results: Patients divide their diagnostic pathway into three time intervals: recognition of the symptoms; the decision to seek help; and the process of diagnosing PD. Patients have difficulties recognizing...[Show more]
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