Validity of the Brazilian version of the freezing of gait questionnaire.

@article{Baggio2012ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the Brazilian version of the freezing of gait questionnaire.},
  author={Jussara Almeida Oliveira Baggio and M{\^o}nica de Biagi Curtarelli and Guilherme Rodrigues and V{\'i}tor Tumas},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 8},
  pages={599-603}
}
OBJECTIVE To validate the freezing of gait questionnaire (FOG-Q) for a Brazilian population of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. METHODS One hundred and seven patients with a diagnosis of PD were evaluated by shortened UPDRS motor scale (sUPDRm), Hoehn and Yahr (HY), Schwab and England scale (SE), Berg balance scale (BBS), falls efficacy scale international (FES-I), gait and balance scale (GABS), and the FOG-Q Brazilian version. RESULTS 47.7% of PD patients had FOG episodes; this group had… CONTINUE READING

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