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  1. 1. Automating levodopa dosing schedules for Parkinson’s disease

    Författare :Ilias Thomas; Jerker Westin; Moudud Alam; Björn Eskofier; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Parkinson’s disease; levodopa; symptom assessment; symptom management; dosing algorithms; wearable sensors; microtablets; continuous infusion; FLOAT - Flexible Levodopa Optimizing Assistive Technology; FLOAT - Flexibel levodopa-optimerings och individanpassningsteknik; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. Levodopa is mainly used to manage the motor symptoms of PD. However, disease progression and long-term use of levodopa cause reduced medication efficacy and side effects. When that happens, precise individualized dosing schedules are required. LÄS MER