Quantitative wearable sensors for objective assessment of Parkinson's disease.

  title={Quantitative wearable sensors for objective assessment of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Walter Maetzler and Josefa M. Domingos and Karin Srulijes and Joaquim J. Ferreira and Bastiaan R. Bloem},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={28 12},
There is a rapidly growing interest in the quantitative assessment of Parkinson's disease (PD)-associated signs and disability using wearable technology. Both persons with PD and their clinicians see advantages in such developments. Specifically, quantitative assessments using wearable technology may allow for continuous, unobtrusive, objective, and ecologically valid data collection. Also, this approach may improve patient-doctor interaction, influence therapeutic decisions, and ultimately… CONTINUE READING