Telemedicine vs Clinic Visits for Patients with Parkinson's Disease

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This randomized, controlled trial compared outcomes in patients with Parkinson's disease who received follow-up neurologic care from home via a web-based teleconferencing system vs in-person visits in a neurology clinic. Results support the potential use of telemedicine in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.


Dorsey ER, et al. Randomized controlled clinical trial of “virtual house calls” for Parkinson's disease. JAMA Neurol 2013;70:565-570.

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