Rating Scales in Parkinsons Disease: Clinical Practice and Research

Hardcover | June 20, 2012

EditorCristina Sampaio, Christopher G. Goetz, Anette Schrag

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For many years, the need to develop valid tools to evaluate signs and symptoms of Parkinson Disease (PD) has been present. However the understanding of all intricacies of rating scales development was not widely available and the first attempts were relatively crude. In 2002, the MovementDisorders Society created a task force to systemize the measurement of Parkinson's Disease. Since then, the Task Force has produced and published several critiques to the available rating scales addressing both motor and non-motor domains of Parkinson Disease. Additionally the task force initiated aproject to develop a new version of the UPDRS, the MDS-UPDRS. But none of this was made available in one convenient source. Until now.Rating Scales in Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Practice and Research is written for researchers from the medical and social sciences, and for health professionals wishing to evaluate the progress of their patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. The book is both exhaustive in the description ofthe scales and informative on the advantages and limitations of each scale. As such, the text clearly guides readers on how to choose and use the instruments available. Extensive cross-referenced tables and charts closely integrate the parts of the book to facilitate readers in moving from onesymptom domain to another.

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For many years, the need to develop valid tools to evaluate signs and symptoms of Parkinson Disease (PD) has been present. However the understanding of all intricacies of rating scales development was not widely available and the first attempts were relatively crude. In 2002, the MovementDisorders Society created a task force to syste...

Cristina Sampaio, MD, PhD of Instituto de Medicina Molecular at the Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa and Laboratorio de Farmacologia Clinica e Terapeutica, Lisboa, Portugal. Christopher G. Goetz, MDis with the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Anette Schrag, PhD, FRCP, is with th...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:342 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:June 20, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199783101

ISBN - 13:9780199783106

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Cristina Sampaio, Christopher G. Goetz, and Anette Schrag: IntroductionPart I: Measurement tools and how to interpret the validation data1. Glenn Stebbins: Development of a rating scale2. Pablo Martinez-Martin: How to evaluate validation data3. CristinaSampaio and Olivier Rascol: The clinical relevant differencesPart 2: Evaluation of Parkinson disease impairments and disabilities: history, methods and scales4. Bob van Hilten: A historical perspective of rating scales in PD : the problems of evaluating impairments and disability5. Anette Schrag: The Movement Disorder Society Rating Scales Review Methodology6. Christopher G. Goetz: UPDRS and MDS-UPDRS7. Carlo Colossimo: Evaluation of motor complications: dyskinesia rating scales8. M. Merello and Angelo Antonini: Evaluation of motor complications: motor fluctuations9. Werner Poewe: Staging in Parkinson Disease, H and Y10. Pablo Martinez-Martin: Quality of Life11. Richard Dodel: Medical economicsPart 3: Motor and Non-motor domains of Parkinson Disease12. A Leentjens: Anhedonia and Apathy13. Laura Marsh and AL Bush: Anxiety14. Glenn Stebbins: Cognition impairment and dementia15. Le Traon et al: Dysautonomia -Orthostatic hypotension16. G Alves: Fatigue17. H Fernandez: Psychosis and Hallucinations18. B Hogl: Nocturnal Sleep19. Anette Schrag: Depression