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How Does Technology Development Influence the Assessment of Parkinson’s Disease? A Systematic Review

Abstract Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder with complicated and disabling motor and non-motor symptoms. The pathology for PD is difficult and expensive. Furthermore, it depends on patient diaries and the neurologist’s subjective assessment of clinical scales. Objective, accurate, and continuous patient monitoring have become possible with the advancement in mobile and portable equipment. Consequently, a significant amount of work has been done to explore new cost-effective and subjective assessment methods or PD symptoms. For example, smart technologies, such as wearable sensors and optical motion capturing systems, have been used to analyze the symptoms of a PD patient to assess their disease progression and even to detect signs... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Deb, Ranadeep (Author) / Ogras, Umit Y (Advisor) / Shill, Holly (Committee member) / Chakrabarti, Chaitali (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Electrical engineering / Health care management / Assessment / Diagnosis / Monitoring / Parkinson's Disease / Technology development / Wearable devices
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 77 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Computer Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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