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Parkinson’s Disease Patients Who Report Falls

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Allen N, Schwarzel A, Canning C. Recurrent Falls in Parkinson’s Disease: A systemic review. Parkinsons Dis. 2013; https://www.hindawi.com/journals/pd/2013/906274/

Reference

Title
Recurrent Falls in Parkinson’s Disease: A systemic review
Publication
Parkinsons Dis
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Allen N, Schwarzel A, Canning C
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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