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About 34% of Parkinson’s patients received informal care. The caregiver contributed an average of 22 hours of care per week.

Whetten-Goldstein, Kathryn, Frank Sloan, Ed Kulas, Toni Cutson, and Margaret Schenkman. The Burden of Parkinson’s Disease on Society, Family, and the Individual. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1997; 45(7): 844-9. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1532-5415.1997.tb01512.x/full

Reference

Title
The Burden of Parkinson’s Disease on Society, Family, and the Individual
Publication
J Am Geriatr Soc
Publication Date
1997
Authors
Whetten-Goldstein, Kathryn, Frank Sloan, Ed Kulas, Toni Cutson, and Margaret Schenkman
Volume & Issue
Volume 45, Issue 7
Pages
844-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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