Falls in Parkinson’s disease: the impact of disease progression, treatment, and motor complications

Falls in Parkinson’s disease: the impact of disease progression, treatment, and motor complications
Dement Neuropsychol. 2022 Apr-Jun;16(2):153-161. doi: 10.1590/1980-5764-DN-2021-0019. Epub 2022 Apr 29.ABSTRACTThe prevalence of Parkinson's disease (PD) tends to increase worldwide in the coming decades. Thus, the incidence of falls is likely to increase, with a relevant burden on the health care system.OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical factors and drug use associated with falls in PD patients.METHODS: ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-06-20By Danielle Pessoa Lima