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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Resources and References


Clinical trials

Beck CA, Beran DB, Biglan KM, et al. National randomized controlled trial of virtual house calls for Parkinson disease. Neurology 2017;89:1152-1161.

Korn RE, Shukla AW, Katz M, et al. Virtual visits for Parkinson disease: A multicenter noncontrolled cohort. Neurol Clin Pract 2017;7:283-295.

Wilkinson JR, Spindler M, Wood SM, et al. High patient satisfaction with telehealth in Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled study. Neurol Clin Pract 2016;6:241-251.

Schneider R, Dorsey ER, Biglan K. Telemedicine Care for Nursing Home Residents with Parkinsonism. J Am Geriatr Soc 2016;64:218-220.

Bull MT, Darwin K, Venkataraman V, et al. A pilot study of virtual visits in Huntington disease. J Huntingtons Dis 2014;3:189-195.

Dorsey ER, Venkataraman V, Grana MJ, et al. Randomized controlled clinical trial of "virtual house calls" for Parkinson disease. JAMA Neurol 2013;70:565-570.

Hawkins AK, Creighton S, Ho A, McManus B, Hayden MR. Providing predictive testing for Huntington disease via telehealth: results of a pilot study in British Columbia, Canada. Clin Genet 2013;84:60-64.

Cubo E, Gabriel-Galan JM, Martinez JS, et al. Comparison of office-based versus home Web-based clinical assessments for Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord 2012;27:308-311.

Dorsey ER, Deuel LM, Voss TS, et al. Increasing access to specialty care: a pilot, randomized controlled trial of telemedicine for Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord 2010;25:1652-1659.


Rating Scale Validation

Abdolahi A, Scoglio N, Killoran A, Dorsey ER, Biglan KM. Potential reliability and validity of a modified version of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale that could be administered remotely. Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2013;19:218-221.

Bull MT, Darwin K, Venkataraman V, Wagner J, Beck CA, Dorsey ER, Biglan KM. A pilot study of virtual visits in Huntington disease. J Huntintons Dis. 2014;3(2):189-95. doi: 10.3233/JHD-140102.

Abdolahi A, Bull MT, Darwin KC, Venkataraman V, Grana M, Dorsey ER, Biglan KM. A feasibility study of conducting the Montreal Cognitive Assessment remotely in individuals with movement disorders. Health Informatics Journal 2016, Vol. 22(2) 304–311. DOI: 10.1177/1460458214556373



Lei C, Sunzi K, Dai F, Liu X, Wang Y, Zhang B, et al. (2019) Effects of virtual reality rehabilitation training on gait and balance in patients with Parkinson's disease: A systematic review. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0224819.

Ben-Pazi, H., Browne, P., Chan, P. et al. The Promise of Telemedicine for Movement Disorders: an Interdisciplinary Approach. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 18, 26 (2018).

Dorsey ER, Bloem BR. The Parkinson Pandemic-A Call to Action. JAMA Neurol 2018;75:9-10.

Achey M, Aldred JL, Aljehani N, et al. The past, present, and future of telemedicine for Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord 2014;29:871-883.

Dorsey ER, Vlaanderen FP, Engelen LJ, et al. Moving Parkinson care to the home. Mov Disord 2016;31:1258-1262.

Schneider RB, Biglan KM. The promise of telemedicine for chronic neurological disorders: the example of Parkinson's disease. Lancet Neurol 2017;16:541-551.

Bloem BR, Munneke M. Revolutionising management of chronic disease: the ParkinsonNet approach. BMJ 2014;348:g1838.


Patient Acceptance of Telemedicine

Spear KL, Auinger P, Simone R, Dorsey ER, Francis J. Patient Views on Telemedicine for Parkinson Disease. J Parkinsons Dis. 2019;9(2):401-404. doi: 10.3233/JPD-181557.

Mammen JR, Elson MJ, Java JJ, et al. Patient and Physician Perceptions of Virtual Visits for Parkinson's Disease: A Qualitative Study. Telemed J E Health 2017.

Qiang JK, Marras C. Telemedicine in Parkinson's disease: A patient perspective at a tertiary care centre. Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2015;21:525-528.

Alajlani M, Clarke M. Effect of culture on acceptance of telemedicine in Middle Eastern countries: case study of Jordan and Syria. Telemed J E Health 2013;19:305-311.

Tutorial Videos

 A special thank you to Dr. Dorsey and Dr. Tarolli for their permission to use the following videos. 

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