A U.S. survey of patients with Parkinson's disease: satisfaction with medical care and support groups.

@article{Dorsey2010AUS,
  title={A U.S. survey of patients with Parkinson's disease: satisfaction with medical care and support groups.},
  author={E. Ray Dorsey and Tiffini S Voss and David R Shprecher and Lisa M Deuel and Christopher A. Beck and Irenita F Gardiner and Margaret A Coles and Richard S Burns and Frederick J. Marshall and Kevin M. Biglan},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 13},
  pages={2128-35}
}
Relatively little is known about patient satisfaction with Parkinson's disease (PD) care and the use of support groups in the United States. We surveyed members of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Disease Registry to assess satisfaction with medical care and to evaluate support group use. Satisfaction was measured on a 5-point Likert scale, with high satisfaction defined as a four or five. We used multiple logistic regression to identify factors associated with high satisfaction and support group… CONTINUE READING

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