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Unified Huntington's disease rating scale: Reliability and consistency
The limited longitudinal database indicates that the UHDRS may be useful for tracking changes in the clinical features of HD over time and there was an excellent degree of interrater reliability for the motor scores.
How common is the most common adult movement disorder? Update on the worldwide prevalence of essential tremor
  • E. Louis, J. Ferreira
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Movement disorders : official journal of the…
  • 15 April 2010
The worldwide prevalence of ET in population‐based epidemiological studies is reviewed, as precisely as possible an estimate of disease prevalence is derived, and trends and important differences across studies are examined.
Advantages of a modified scoring method for the rush video‐based tic rating scale
Data demonstrate that the modified videotape‐based scoring system retains the essential information gathered in the original Rush scale, and provides comparisons among the five assessed domains and a total objectively based disability score that can be used as a single outcome measure for assessing tic disability.
Consensus Statement on the classification of tremors. from the task force on tremor of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
Consensus criteria for classifying tremor disorders were published by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society in 1998. Subsequent advances with regard to essential tremor, tremor
How common is the most common adult movement disorder? Estimates of the prevalence of essential tremor throughout the world
The purpose is to provide an overview of existing studies, to examine methodologic issues that may account for this tremendous variability in results, and to provide a more precise estimate of the prevalence of ET.
Diagnostic guidelines in central nervous system Whipple's disease
3 new cases of central nervous system Whipple's disease are presented and the literature is summarized to determine the frequencies of neurological signs and abnormalities on diagnostic testing and propose guidelines for diagnostic screening, selection for biopsy, and treatment.
Neuropathological changes in essential tremor: 33 cases compared with 21 controls.
Several trends were observed in ET cases without Lewy bodies, including a younger age of onset of tremor and higher proportions with gait difficulty and family history of ET, and the pathological changes of ET seem to be heterogeneous and degenerative.
Memory and executive function impairment predict dementia in Parkinson's disease
It is indicated that impairment in verbal memory and executive function are associated with the development of dementia in patients with PD.