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How common and what are the determinants of sub-optimal care for Parkinson's disease patients: the Milton Keynes community study.

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OBJECTIVES: Limited data currently exists within the UK addressing the level of Parkinson's disease (PD) healthcare provision. We investigated whether care for PD patients in a UK community met national guidelines, and the determinants of sub-optimal care for this patient group. METHODS: 340 PD patients were identified from a population of 242,606 (crude prevalence 140 per 100,000 (95% CI 126-156 per 100,000), age-adjusted prevalence 199 per 100,000 (95% CI 178-221 per 100,000)). 248 out of 3...

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Journal:
Parkinsonism and related disorders
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-181
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
1873-5126
ISSN:
1353-8020
URN:
uuid:3e406a74-aa40-4be5-87ed-cc4c33e56dd2
Source identifiers:
308526
Local pid:
pubs:308526

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