Balance confidence and falls in nondemented essential tremor patients: the role of cognition.

@article{Rao2014BalanceCA,
  title={Balance confidence and falls in nondemented essential tremor patients: the role of cognition.},
  author={A. K. Prasada Rao and Arthur M Gilman and Elan Daniel Louis},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={95 10},
  pages={1832-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine (1) the effect of cognitive ability on balance confidence and falls, (2) the relationship of balance confidence and falls with quantitative measures of gait, and (3) measures that predict falls, in people with essential tremor (ET). DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING General community. PARTICIPANTS People with ET (n=132) and control subjects (n=48). People with ET were divided into 2 groups based on the median score on the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination… CONTINUE READING
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