James Patterson

2David Wyper
1Ruth O'Hara
1Deborah Gelinas
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BACKGROUND This study examines the clinical accuracy of movement disorder specialists in distinguishing tremor dominant Parkinson's disease (TDPD) from other tremulous movement disorders by the use of standardised patient videos. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two movement disorder specialists were asked to distinguish TDPD from patients with atypical tremor and(More)
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has gained recognition as a treatment for refractory epilepsies where surgical treatment is not possible. While it appears that this treatment is effective in some patients, the mechanism of action is not clearly understood. The purpose of this study was to clarify findings of other positron emission tomography and(More)
BACKGROUND The development of better treatments for brain diseases of the elderly will necessitate more sensitive and efficient means of repeatedly assessing an individual's neurocognitive status. AIM To illustrate the development of an assessment combining episodic memory and working memory tasks with simultaneous electroencephalography and evoked(More)
BACKGROUND Recent studies of profoundly deaf patients with cochlear implants have demonstrated that these patients are able to process sound in the auditory cortex in a similar way to normal subjects. However, there are large variations in outcome. Various clinical criteria are used for subject selection and the decision as to which ear is to be implanted(More)
Take a paper towel and dip the edge into water that is laced with colored dye. As the thin fibers of the towel soak up the mixture, the water and the dye separate — the further from the original point of saturation, the darker the color. This basic experiment illustrates the process of chemical separation. Chemists use similar, albeit more complicated,(More)
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