How toconduct a dose response trial of Parkinson's disease medication

Aust J Physiother. 1998;44(2):131-133. doi: 10.1016/s0004-9514(14)60373-1.


With the rapid increase in the prevalence of Parkinson's disease in Australia, it is becoming increasingly common for neurologists to refer patients to a physiotherapist for a "dose response trial" (DRT) to determine the short duration response to medication. This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to perform a DRT in the in-patient ward setting.