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Development and validation of a new screening questionnaire for dysphagia in early stages of Parkinson's disease.
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Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2014 Jun;
Authors: Janine A Simons, Urban M Fietzek, Annika Waldmann, Tobias Warnecke, Tibor Schuster, Andrés O Ceballos-Baumann
Dysphagia in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) significantly reduces quality of life and predicted lifetime. Current screening procedures are insufficiently evaluated. We aimed to develop and validate a patient-reported outcome questionnaire for early diagnosis of dysphagia in patients with PD.
PMID: 25012695 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]