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  MDS-Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) Teaching Program

Authored by C.G. Goetz, G.T. Stebbins, T.A. Chmura, S. Fahn, W. Poewe, and C.M. Tanner.

The teaching program to accompany the Movement Disorder Society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) covers the four parts of the scale with visual and verbal instructions for uniform application. The teaching program also includes a full patient examination for Part III (motor examination).”

This video is approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., Stebbins, G.T., Chmura, T.A., Fahn, S., Poewe, W. and Tanner, C.M. (2010), Teaching program for the movement disorder society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale: (MDS-UPDRS). Mov. Disord., 25: 1190-1194. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.23096
 

  Teaching Tape for the Motor Section of the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)

Authored by C.G. Goetz, G.T. Stebbins, T. Chmura, S. Fahn, H. Klawans, and C.D. Marsden. 

This video demonstrates the different categories of the motor section of the UPDRS, with verbal and visual examples of scoring in each category. 

This video is approximately 1 hour in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., Stebbins, G.T., Chmura, T.A., Fahn, S., Klawans, H.L. and Marsden, C.D. (1995), Teaching tape for the motor section of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale. Mov. Disord., 10: 263-266. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.870100305

Goetz, C.G. and Stebbins, G.T. (2004), Assuring interrater reliability for the UPDRS motor section: Utility of the UPDRS teaching tape. Mov. Disord., 19: 1453-1456. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.20220
 

  Teaching Tape for the UPDRS Activities of Daily Living Scale (UPDRS Part II)

Authored by C.G. Goetz, P.A. Lewitt, and M. Weidenman. 

This video provides suggestions on the application and interview techniques for Part II of the UPDRS with patient examples and guidelines for raters.

This video is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., LeWitt, P.A. and Weidenman, M. (2003), Standardized training tools for the UPDRS activities of daily living scale: Newly available teaching program . Mov. Disord., 18: 1455-1458. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.10591
 

  Instructional Video for Motor Fluctuation Diaries in Parkinson’s Disease

Authored by C.G. Goetz, M. Grobman, L. Blasucci, and G.T. Stebbins. 

This instructional video 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 video is approximately 15 minutes in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., Stebbins, G.T., Blasucci, L.M. and Grobman, M.S. (1997), Efficacy of a patient-training video on motor fluctuations for on-off diaries in parkinson's disease. Mov. Disord., 12: 1039-1041. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.870120631
 

  Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale (UDysRS) Teaching Program

Authored by C.G. Goetz, J.G. Nutt, G.T. Stebbins, and T.A. Chmura. 

This teaching program provides guidelines and rating examples of the Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale, a new scale used for evaluating Parkinson's disease.

The video Is approximately 50 minutes in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., Nutt, J.G., Stebbins, G.T. and Chmura, T.A. (2009), Teaching program for the Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale. Mov. Disord., 24: 1296-1298. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.22563
 

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

Authored by C.G. Goetz, G.T. Stebbins, H.M. Shale, A.E. Lang, D.A. Chernik, T.A. Chmura, J.E. Ahlskog, and E.E. Dorflinger. 

This video provides guidelines and rating examples of the Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale (RDRS), a scale widely used for evaluating dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease.

This video is approximately 17 minutes in length.
 

Goetz, C.G., Stebbins, G.T., Shale, H.M., Lang, A.E., Chernik, D.A., Chmura, T.A., Ahlskog, J.E. and Dorflinger, E.E. (1994), Utility of an objective dyskinesia rating scale for Parkinson's disease: Inter- and intrarater reliability assessment. Mov. Disord., 9: 390-394. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.870090403
 

  Toronto-Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale (TWSTRS) Training Video

Authored by C.L. Comella, G.T. Stebbins, T.A. Chmura, C.G. Goetz, S.B. Bressman, and A.E. Lang. 

The video demonstrates the 10 categories in the TWSTRS scale, with verbal and visual examples of scoring in each category. 

This video is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes in length.
 

Comella, C.L., Stebbins, G.T., Goetz, C.G., Chmura, T.A., Bressman, S.B. and Lang, A.E. (1997), Teaching tape for the motor section of the toronto western spasmodic torticollis scale. Mov. Disord., 12: 570-575. https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.870120414
 

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