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Experience of Americans With Parkinson’s Disease Over 1 Year

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O'Brien J, Ward A, Michels S, Tzivelekis S. Economic Burden Associated with Parkinson Disease. Drug Benefit Trends. 2009; 21(6): 179. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/236024153_Economic_burden_associated_with_Parkinson_Disease

Reference

Title
Economic Burden Associated with Parkinson Disease
Publication
Drug Benefit Trends
Publication Date
2009
Authors
O'Brien J, Ward A, Michels S, Tzivelekis S
Volume & Issue
Volume 21, Issue 6
Pages
179
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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