Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of the impact of Parkinson’s disease on health status

@inproceedings{ChiongRivero2011PatientsAC,
  title={Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of the impact of Parkinson’s disease on health status},
  author={Horacio Chiong-Rivero and Gery Ryan and Charles C Flippen and Yvette M. Bordelon and Nicholas R Szumski and Theresa Ann Zesiewicz and Stefanie D. Vassar and Beverly A. Weidmer and Rosa Elena Garc{\'i}a and Melissa Bradley and Barbara G Vickrey},
  booktitle={Patient related outcome measures},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disease that significantly affects patients' quality of life. The myriad complexities of the disease, including its nonmotor manifestations, are beginning to be more fully appreciated, particularly in regard to the emotional and social effects of PD. Considering that both motor and nonmotor manifestations of PD significantly influence the health outcomes and conditions of patients, and their health-related quality of life (HRQOL), we… CONTINUE READING