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Training Materials

Instructional Videotape for Motor Fluctuation Diaries in Parkinson’s Disease

Authored by C.G. Goetz, M. Grobman, L. Blasucci, and G.T. Stebbins, this instructional videotape demonstrates the 3 states of Parkinson's disease, off, on, and on with dyskinesia, with the intent to assist patients in the completion of their motor fluctuation diaries. This videotape is 15 minutes in length.

MDS-UPDRS Teaching Program

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society's Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) Training Video (2010) the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS)-sponsored new version of the UPDRS is founded on the critique that was formulated by the Task Force for Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease (Mov Disord 2003;18:738-750). The MDS-UPDRS has four parts: Part I (non-motor experiences of daily living), Part II (motor experiences of daily living), Part III (motor examination) and Part IV (motor complications). This video is approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Standardized Training Tools for the UPDRS Activities of Daily Living Scale (UPDRS Part II)

Authored by C.G. Goetz, P.A. Lewitt, and M. Weidenman. Movement Disorders Volume 18, Video Supplement 2. This videotape provides suggestions on the application and interview techniques for Part II of the UPDRS with patient examples and guidelines for raters. This videotape is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Toronto-Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale TWSTRS

The TWSTRS Videotape is authored by C. Comella, S. Bressman, C.G. Goetz, and A. Lang. The videotape demonstrates the 10 categories in the TWSTRS scale, with verbal and visual examples of scoring in each category. This videotape is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes in length.

Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale Teaching Program (UDysRS)

Authored by C.G. Goetz, John G. Nutt and G.T. Stebbins. This teaching program provides guidelines and rating examples of the Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale, a new scale used for evaluating Parkinson's disease.

Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) Training Program

The UPDRS Videotape is authored by C.G. Goetz, G.T. Stebbins, T. Chmura, S. Fahn, H. Klawans, and C.D. Mardsen. This video demonstrates the different categories of the motor section of the UPDRS, with verbal and visual examples of scoring in each category. This videotape is approximately 1 hour in length.

Utility of an Objective Dyskinesia Rating Scale for Parkinson's Disease: (Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale)

C. G. Goetz, et al. Movement Disorders Volume 9, Video Supplement. 2. This videotape provides guidelines and rating examples of the Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale, a scale widely used for evaluating dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease. This videotape is approximately 17 minutes.

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