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57,000 outpatient visits in 2010 were attributable to Parkinson’s disease.

Kowal S, Dall T, Chakrabarti R, Storm M, et al. The Current and Projected Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease in the United States. Movement Disorders. 2013; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mds.25292/abstract

Reference

Title
The Current and Projected Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease in the United States
Publication
Movement Disorders
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Kowal S, Dall T, Chakrabarti R, Storm M, et al.
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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