Patient Self-Assessment Tools
While self-assessment tools can be informative and help individuals monitor disease progression or relative severity of the disease, these tools are simply that, tools. They should not be used to replace the diagnostic skills and benefits of professional evaluation. To better interpret these tools individuals should consult their physician and other healthcare providers.
Person with Parkinson’s
The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) is a rating scale used to follow the longitudinal course of Parkinson's disease