Catherine Meilak

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BACKGROUND Patients presenting with asymmetrical postural tremor with or without mild rest tremor may be diagnosed as having essential tremor (ET), although there is considerable diagnostic uncertainty as to the long term outcome of these patients. OBJECTIVE In this study, retrospective observations were made on 13 patients presenting originally with(More)
DBS is increasingly used for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and other movement disorders. The advertised battery life for Medtronic implantable pulse generators is 4-5 years, but can vary markedly. Theoretical formulas exist to predict battery life as a function of parameter setting, but almost no empiric confirmation of these predictions has been(More)
Background: With an increasing drive to diagnose dementia, more people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) will be identified. It is not known how best to manage those with MCI. Aims: To examine older people’s understanding of MCI, explore attitudes towards disclosure of a hypothetical diagnosis of MCI and the experience of receiving a diagnosis of MCI.(More)
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