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Video Recording in Movement Disorders: Practical issues

Duker, Andrew P. MD

doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000436163.63941.d6
Practice Issues

Video recording can provide a valuable and unique record of the physical examinations of patients with a movement disorder, capturing nuances of movement and supplementing the written medical record. In addition, video is an indispensable tool for education and research in movement disorders. Digital file recording and storage has largely replaced analog tape recording, increasing the ease of editing and storing video records. Practical issues to consider include hardware and software configurations, video format, the security and longevity of file storage, patient consent, and video protocols.

Address correspondence to Dr Andrew P. Duker, University of Cincinnati, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, 260 Stetson St Suite 2300, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0525,

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Duker has served as a consultant for Merz Pharmaceuticals and US World Meds and received honoraria from UCB.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Duker reports no disclosure.

Supplemental digital content: Videos accompanying this article are cited in the text as Supplemental Digital Content. Supplemental Digital Content. Videos may be accessed by clicking on links provided in the HTML, PDF, and iPad versions of this article; the URLs are provided in the print version. Video legends begin on page 1405.

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