Michael X. X. Zhong

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BACKGROUND Existing instruments for caregiver burden assessment are not specific or sensitive to various aspects of caring for patients with Parkinson's disease. A better understanding of burden may enhance patient care and improve health of both patient and caregiver. The goal of this study was to evaluate the validity of the Parkinson's Disease Caregiver(More)
Gestural keyboards have become a popular alternative to character-by-character entry on touch screen devices today. The obvious limitation to text entry via a touch screen though is that it is fixed to the device. For this project, we aimed to examine methodologies to input text with hand gestures in the air. This paper outlines a means to extend the(More)
BACKGROUND In spite of the recognized physical and psychosocial effects of caring for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), caregiver burden (CB) in this setting is poorly understood. The objective of this research was to identify factors that were associated with CB in an Australian population of PD caregivers using a novel instrument - the Parkinson's(More)
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