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Mortality and causes of death in idiopathic Parkinson's disease: results from the Aberdeen whole population study.

Abstract:

Two hundred and forty-nine patients with Parkinson's disease previously examined by Mutch et al 1,2 were followed up three and a half years after the original study. Cognitive impairment, age, some postural signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease and high scores on the Hoehn and Yahr scale predicted premature death. Patients were more likely to die from respiratory infections than controls. Respiratory diseases as cause of death recorded on the death certificate were not related to kyphosis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
Scottish medical journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
173-175
Publication date:
1990-12-01
ISSN:
0036-9330
Source identifiers:
139247
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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