Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that occurs when a patient’s body stops producing dopamine. This chemical is essential in transferring motor commands between the substantia nigra and the corpus striatum which enables smooth, intentional movement in the body. Because this transmission line is degrading, about 68% of the Parkinson’s population reports falling .
Weight Distribution Monitoring System for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease
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Dickens, M, Wadekar, A, Bhutada, KS, Nguyen, PH, Jameson, S, & Polygerinos, P. "Weight Distribution Monitoring System for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease." Proceedings of the 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. April 9–12, 2018. V001T11A001. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6807
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