PD MED Results: Early Disease

Long-term effectiveness of dopamine agonists and monoamine oxidase B inhibitors compared with levodopa as initial treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD MED): a large, open-label, pragmatic randomised trial.

PD MED Collaborative Group. The Lancet Early Online Publication  DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60683-8  Published online: JUN 2014

Levodopa Dose Equivalency

Systematic Review of Levodopa Dose Equivalency Reporting in Parkinson's Disease.

Tomlinson Claire L.; Stowe Rebecca; Patel Smitaa; et al. MOVEMENT DISORDERS  Volume: 25   Issue: 15   Pages: 2649-2653   DOI: 10.1002/mds.23429   Published: NOV 15 2010

Delayed Start Versus Immediate Start

Should Treatment for Parkinson's Disease Start Immediately on Diagnosis or Delayed until Functional Disability Develops?

Clarke Carl E.; Patel Smitaa; Ives Natalie; et al. MOVEMENT DISORDERS  Volume: 26   Issue: 7   Pages: 1187-1193   DOI: 10.1002/mds.23519   Published: JUN 2011