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Table 1 Five core elements of ParkinsonNet [[14]]

From: Recognition of physiotherapists’ expertise in Parkinson’s disease

1 Delivering care according to evidence-based guidelines
2 Continuous education and training of therapists (including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists)
3 Structured and preferred referral to ParkinsonNet therapists by neurologists, enabling each therapist to attract a large volume of patients to increase expertise
4 Encouraging communication and regional collaboration with referring physicians
5 Promoting visibility of the available expertise for both patients and professionals