Paramedic Fall 2007 By Aaron Pittis What is Parkinson’s Parkinson’s is “a common chronic degenerative disease of the central nervous system that produces movement disorders and changes in cognition and mood”.
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Parkinson’s Disease and Treatment Shalla Hanson Medicinal Chemistry April 2009 Description of Disease Parkinson’s disease (PD) is typically considered a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative movement disorder.
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Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease Kelly Sullivan, MSPH Associate of Research Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center Department of Neurology
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Parkinson's Disease Dr. Kleyn Department of Geriatric Medicine SVCMC History James Parkinson 1817, England Shaking palsy Paralysis agitans “Involuntary tremulous motion, with lessened muscular power, in parts not in action and even when supported; with a propensity to bend the trunk forward ...
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Title: Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Treatment Author: TK Last modified by: John Buynak Created Date: 4/19/2010 10:34:12 PM Document presentation format
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Title: Non-motor Complications of Parkinson’s Disease and Management Last modified by: Gateway_User Document presentation format: On-screen Show
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End of Life Care for a Person With Parkinson Disease ... Pain in PD Musculoskeletal causes – ache around joints, limbs. Muscle rigidity and spasms. Trapped spinal cord nerves – sharp shooting pain, numbness/tingling, burning.
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* * Gaucher’s Disease Gaucher’s disease is not Parkinsons’ disease Deficiency of an ENZYME ENZYMES: substances in our cells that allow for chemical reactions to occur. ... you accumulat eit in large amounts inside the cell and this causes problems.
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What causes PD? Tremor at rest. Bradykinesia. Impaired balance and coordination. Muscle rigidity. Stooped posture. ... http://parkinsons-disease.emedtv.com/parkinson's-disease/natural-cure-for-parkinson's-disease.html. Sources. Author: calla lily Created Date: 10/30/2012 15:06:05
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parkinson disease update harvey a. drapkin, d.o., facn 1817 – described by james parkinson six cardinal features rest tremor rigidity flexed posture bradykinesia – hypokinesia loss of postural reflexes freezing phenomenon to diagnose: two of above, with at least one being rest tremor or ...
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Differential Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease ... Machado-Joseph disease, or spinal cerebellar ataxia type III, may also be confirmed through genetic tests. Causes of secondary parkinsonism include drugs, toxins, metabolic disorders, infection, ...
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Parkinsonism results from a variety of causes that include infections,toxins,drugs,vascular leisons, ... Death may occur from aspiration pneumonia ,septicemia from UTI, decubitus ulcer or from secondary causes like vascukar disease or neoplasia.
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PARKINSON’S DISEASE By Rachel Cheong WHAT IS PARKINSON’S DISEASE? Refers to Idiopathic/ Primary Parkinson’s Disease Parkinsonism of unknown aetiology Parkinsinonism= tremor at rest, stiffness, slowing of movement and postural instability.
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Jeff Bronstein, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology at UCLA Director of the SW PADRECC Director of UCLA Movement Disorders
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Anti-seizure and Anti-Parkinson Drugs Nur 3704 By Linda Self Seizure Disorders Seizures involve a brief episode of abnormal electrical activity in nerve cells of the brain that may be accompanied by changes in behavior or appearance Convulsion is a tonic-clonic type of seizure characterized by ...
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Parkinson’s Plus By: Glen Estrosos Parkinson’s Plus Many neurological disorders share features of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's plus syndromes (PD Plus) include some signs of Parkinson's disease, as well as additional symptoms such as inappropriate eye movement control (progressive ...
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Parkinson’s Disease Busra Berika Yucel Columbia University Medical Center / Neurological Institute History of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease was first described by James Parkinson in his Essay on the Shaking Palsy in 1817.
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Temporal Enhancement of Motor Control in Parkinson’s Disease patients Marta Bieńkiewicz ... (www.parkinsons.org.uk) ... Rigidity caused by increased tone of the muscles causes body stiffness and a decreased movement range.
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Objectives. Describe a new approach to Parkinson’s disease. Discuss the diagnostic criteria for Parkinson’s disease. Compare conditions misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease.
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Parkinson's disease Presented by Abdulaziz .M. Al-Saad Contents Definition & Pathophysiology . Static & Facts . Causes & Stages . Strategy of treatment .
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Title: Towards an Understanding of Parkinson's Disease Author: Brian Senior Last modified by: Elaine Goddard Created Date: 6/29/1998 4:20:58 PM Document presentation format
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PARKINSON’S DISEASE WHAT I NEED TO KNOW AS A PATIENT AND A CAREGIVER Mustafa Saad Siddiqui, MD Assistant Professor Neurology & Neurosurgery Director Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Program
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DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE May 7, 2008 Sadhana Prasad Symposium on Changes and Challenges in Geriatric Care Disclosures Work with various pharmaceutical companies intermittently Honorarium will be donated OBJECTIVES 1.
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Self-study Tutorial Created by: Holly A. Hepp, BSN, RN MSN Program Alverno College Milwaukee, WI May 2006 [email protected] Parkinson’s Disease - Objectives Objectives ♦ Identify Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) ♦ Understand possible causes of PD ♦ List treatment options for PD ...
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Sporadic ataxia and multiple system atrophy Sid Gilman MD Department of Neurology University of Michigan * * * * * * * * Ataxia Definition: Incoordination (clumsiness) of movement not due to weakness Literal meaning: “absence of order” Results from disease of Cerebellum Vestibular system ...
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Mounting Evidence that Endocytosis Regulates -Synuclein Degradation Jaime Pérez Pineda Advanced Cell Biology Fall 2009 * Back up- NND- fatal and troubling symtoms * * * * Misfolded and accumulated Proteins that cause these symptoms * * Disease first discovered n 1827 by james parkinsons.
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... Parkinson’s Disease Society http://www.parkinsons.org.uk ... Pharmacology, 5th Edition. Churchill Livingstone. Lilley et al (2005) Pharmacology and the ... Arial Times New Roman Wingdings Quadrant Anti-Parkinson Drugs Aims Prevalence Causes Parkinson’s Disease Slide 6 ...
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Title: Parkinson's Disease: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Pathogenesis Author: Richard Robinson Description: www.wemove.org www.mdvu.org Last modified by
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Conducting a Comprehensive Voice Assessment in Parkinson’s Disease Voice Disorders ... Laryngeal excursion 5) Thyroid tipping forward – on high note causes stress 6) Tongue placement (Gentil, Pollak, 95’) Laryngeal problems Neuromuscular Effects - May affect esophageal ...
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Presumption that the disease or disability occurred as a result of military service (38 CFR §§3.307, 3.308, ... How Does VA Determine Presumptive Service Connected Conditions? ... Acute and Subacute Peripheral NeuropathyA nervous system condition that causes numbness, tingling, ...
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What is Parkinson’s Disease? ... diagnosis is a combination of symptoms exhibited and eliminating other possible causes 2 Symptoms of ... www.parkinsons.org.au 10 State and Territory Parkinson’s Affiliates Provide Further Support via Local Support Groups for People ...
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EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYSTEM DISORDERS BASAL GANGLION DYSFUNCTION ANATOMY Caudate nucleaus Putamen Globus pallidus Substantia nigra Subthalamic nuleus Thallamus EFFECTS OF DYSFUNCTION IN GENERAL Involuntary movements Altered movements slow Interrupted Uncordinated Posture and tone altered ...
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Common Diseases and Conditions of Body Systems ... rheumatoid arthritis - systemic disease causes inflammation, deformity and crippling joints painful, stiff, swollen, red and warm Arthritis - inflammation of the joints Common Disorders of Skeletal System (continued) Amputation ...
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For an example Parkinsons disease causes loss of muscel control, which leads to trembling of the limbswhich causes impairedbalance. If the symptomgetsworse, itmay make it more difficuilt to talk, completetasks, and even as bad as having trouble walking.
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Parkinson’s Disease Background Best described as “shaking palsy” by James Parkinson in 1817 “Involuntary tremulous motion, with lessened muscular power, in parts not in action and even when supported; with a propensity to bend the trunk forwards, and to pass from a walking to a running ...
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It will travel to all parts of the brain. That is what makes Alzheimer's disease different from other diseases. What Happens in the ... Slide 13 Types of Disease Behaviors Causes for Behavioral Disruptions Alzheimer’s Medications Slide 17 The Tragic Difference We need to Love them and be ...
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Neurological/Nervous System Diseases(Table 17.1) Parkinson Diseases. When there is progressive loss of muscle control,due to problems with certain nerve cells in the brain
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Caffeine Modafinil Stimulants Amantadine Sleep problems in Parkinsons Possible reasons for sleep disruption: Stiffness causing motor discomfort at night; inability to move in bed. Waking frequently to urinate. Nighttime leg cramps or ... Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson's disease ...
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Imaging Degenerative Diseases of the Brain Cathleen Kouvolo Alzheimer’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease Huntington’s Disease ... delusions, tremor Dx is clinical; MR used to rule out other causes of dementia Tx ... may be evident on MR T2 weighted MR Control Parkinson’s Parkinsons ...
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Management of parkinson’s disease. Dr. Sanjiv Chandratre. Consultant in med. for elderly. 21 Jan. 2009 What you should expect from this teaching session.
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The basal nuclei (ganglia) have an inhibitory role in ... ♦ Suppressing unwanted movements Damage to Basal Ganglia Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s Disease Parkinsons’ Disease: symptoms Parkinson’s Disease: Cognition Basal ... ♦ Causes subthalamus to activate ...
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... or injury to basal ganglia, and the output may be too much or too little. Too little output -> Parkinsons Too much output -> Dystonia Involuntary and continual ... Etiology-specific: treatment of underlying disease Anatomy-specific ... multijoint postures What causes dystonia?
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Enzyme Inhibition Since most clinical drug therapy is based on inhibiting the activity of enzymes, ... MPTP is activated by an enzyme and then reacts elsewhere Neurotoxin, that causes Parkinsons disease related symptoms, is ...
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Parkinson’s Disease Stage 66.2 61 (4.5%) Other† 138.5 115 (8.4%) Tricyclics 161.3 141 (10.4%) SSRIs 349.2 275 (20.2%) All ... (PD)? Criteria for diagnosis What are the underlying causes and pathophysiology of PD? Epidemiology? How do we stage patients with PD? What is the natural history?
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http://www.healthtree.com/articles/parkinsons-disease/causes/ 1=PubMed Health. Parkinson’s disease & vocal impairment ~90% of individuals with Parkinson’s disease have some form of vocal impairment5, 6. characteristics7. dysphonia
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Dementia Definition Loss of function in multiple cognitive abilities Assuming the individual had normal abilities before the onset Many of the 70 recognized causes involve wide-spread loss of neurons and synapses Some prominent degenerative disorders Alzheimer’s disease Pick’s disease ...
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HOSPICE CRITERIA AND RECERTIFICATION Paul Rozynes, M.D. Medical Director VITAS Broward GOALS OF THIS LECTURE 1.To understand common diagnoses used to admit a patient to Hospice and what criteria are used for each diagnosis.
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