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Kowal S, Dall T, Jain A. The Current and Projected Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease in the United States. Mov Disorders. 2013; 28(3). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/mds.25292

Reference

Title
The Current and Projected Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease in the United States
Publication
Mov Disorders
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Kowal S, Dall T, Jain A
Volume & Issue
Volume 28, Issue 3
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden
  • Economic Burden

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