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What it measures:

Used to measure Parkinson disease progression and monitor response to treatment.

Target Population:

People with Parkinson disease (PD); Mild/Early, Moderate/Middle, Severe/Late stages

Test description:

Uses combination of patient self-report and physical examination

Contains questions related to underlying impairments (11 items), activities of daily living (ADLs) (10 items), and cognition/affect (3 items)

Each item scored on a 0-4 ordinal scale, with higher scores representing greater severity (0=no problem, 4=an important issue to the patient)

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