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Parkinsons Disease - Chemeketa Community College

Genetic People with a direct relative with Parkinsons is more likely to develop the disease than someone with no relationship Causes Cont. Environmental Factors Rural living, well water, herbicide, ... Parkinsons Disease Author: Aaron Pittis Last modified by: Administrator

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Parkinson’s Disease and Treatment - Web Publishing - SMU

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.[1].ppt

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Epidemiology of Parkinson’s disease - SEPDA

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

Parkinson’s Disease. Role of Speech Language Pathology. Dr. Mariam H Syeda. Speech-Language. Pathologist. MBBS, CCC-SLP. Ziauddin. ... Causes. Evaluation/Treatment. Tips to take home. Available Resources – ZCSLT. Projects. Voice. Voice symptoms. Voice Quality.

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Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Treatment - Web Publishing - SMU

Exact causes still yet unknown. Gene mutation Toxins Trauma * Diagnosis No definitive tests for PD. PET scans can aid to determine levels of dopamine. ... Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment (2008), 4(4), 743-757.'sDisease2010.ppt

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PARKINSON DISEASE UPDATE - Oklahoma State University–Stillwater

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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Parkinson's disease

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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Non-motor Complications of Parkinson’s Disease and Management

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’s Disease

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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The Genetics of Parkinson A version for the interested lay person

* * Gaucher’s Disease Gaucher’s disease is not Parkinsonsdisease 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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Differential Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Differential Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease Part 2 of 7 Early Signs and Symptoms Cardinal Characteristics Resting tremor Bradykinesia Rigidity Postural instability Other Micrographia Masked face Slowing of ADLs Stooped, shuffling gait Decreased arm swing when walking Additional Signs and ...

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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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A Further Look into Parkinson’s Disease “The Shaking Palsy”

People who are effected by Parkinson’s disease are the ones eligible for Medicare or Medicaid which increases cost for gov’t. What causes PD? Idiopathic disease. Potential contributing factors: Inability to reproduce dopamine producing cells.'s%20final.pptx

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The National VA Parkinson’s Disease Consortium

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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PARKINSON’S DISEASE - University of Warwick

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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Anti-seizure and Anti-Parkinson Drugs - Arkansas Tech University

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 - Labmongers2

Etiology / Pathophysiology Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is a rare, progressive, neurodegenerative disease that causes movement disorders and dementia. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) exhibits clinical overlap between Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson’s disease.

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Parkinson’s Disease: a geriatrics syndrome

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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Towards an Understanding of Parkinson's Disease

Title: Towards an Understanding of Parkinson's Disease Author: Brian Senior Last modified by: cmorris Created Date: 6/29/1998 4:20:58 PM Document presentation format

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Temporal Enhancement of Motor Control in Parkinson’s ...

Temporal Enhancement of Motor Control in Parkinson’s Disease patients Marta Bieńkiewicz ... ( ... Rigidity caused by increased tone of the muscles causes body stiffness and a decreased movement range.

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Patients-CaregiversPakistan.ppt - Pakistan Parkinson's ...

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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PowerPoint Presentation

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.'s%20Disease.ppt

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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.,%20volunteers%20and%20students/PhysiciansEducationDay/May72008/the_diagnosis_and_treatment_of_parkinsons_disease.ppt

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Towards an Understanding of Parkinson's Disease

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's%20Presentation%20-%20%2021%2011%2012.ppt

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Sporadic Ataxias - National Ataxia Foundation

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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Conducting a Comprehensive Voice Assessment in Parkinson’s ...

Conducting a Comprehensive Voice Assessment in Parkinson’s Disease ... 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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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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Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology

Causes & Stages . Strategy of treatment . Drug therapy . Surgical approach . The future . What is Parkinson's disease ? Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the extrapyramidal system . ... Until disease-modifying drugs become available, ...

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VA Presumptive Service Connected Conditions

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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Parkinson's Disease: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Pathogenesis

Title: Parkinson's Disease: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Pathogenesis Author: Richard Robinson Description: Last modified by,%20volunteers%20and%20students/PhysiciansEducationDay/May72008/psychiatric_implications_of_movement_disorders.ppt

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Presentation_kit.ppt - Parkinsons NSW

What is Parkinson’s Disease? ... diagnosis is a combination of symptoms exhibited and eliminating other possible causes 2 Symptoms of ... 10 State and Territory Parkinson’s Affiliates Provide Further Support via Local Support Groups for People ...

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Parkinson’s Disease Shirley H. Wray, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School Director, Unit for Neurovisual Disorders Massachusetts General Hospital

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... PARKINSONS DISEASE Effects dopaminergic neurons Neurons are lost from substantia nigra Rarely presents before 50 ... wilsons disease spinocerebellar ataxia Encephalitis lethargica Diffuse small vascular disease Causes cont. Inherited or degenerative disease ...

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Anti-Parkinson Drugs -

... Parkinson’s Disease Society Nursing Standard (CPD) http://www.nursing ... Arial Times New Roman Wingdings Quadrant Anti-Parkinson Drugs Aims Prevalence Causes Parkinson’s Disease Slide 6 Consequences of dopamine reductions Additional ...

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Pre-ESCRT Step of Endocytosis Pathway Regulates Parkinson’s ...

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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Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Essential Tremor

Secondary diagnostic criteria include long duration of disease (usually greater than 3 years), positive family history, ... Olfactory and hearing deficiencies Treatment of Essential Tremor Make correct diagnosis and exclude other possible causes of tremor.

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Common Diseases and Conditions of Body Systems

Unit 7 Common Diseases and Conditions of Body Systems Nurse Aide I Course Common Diseases and Conditions of Body Systems This unit reviews the structure and function of the body and its systems.

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The Nervous System - Wikispaces

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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Activities for Mid Stage Alzheimer’s - AHCA/NCAL

... Memory Loss first Loss of executive functioning Skills Long Term Memory Loss Loss of motor skills Vascular Dementia Stair Step Decline Incontinent of ... Alzheimer's disease causes all new information to no longer be able to pass through the Hypothalamus. You can think of it as ...

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Parkinson’s Disease Background - Nurse Practitioners Idaho ...

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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Dementias & Neurological Diseases - EPID 600 - teaching site Neurological/Nervous System Diseases(Table 17.1) Parkinson Diseases Cost: Combined (direct +indirect )cost of Parkinson’ is estimated to be nearly $25 billion per year in the US.

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Imaging Degenerative Diseases of the Brain.ppt - Radiology

Imaging Degenerative Diseases of the Brain Cathleen Kouvolo Alzheimer’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease Huntington’s Disease Pick’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Most common cause of dementia Defective processing of amyloid precursor protein Affects hippocampus/parahippocampal cortex ...

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The other side of Parkinson’s. . . - Kadlec

Caffeine Modafinil Stimulants Amantadine Sleep problems in Parkinsons Possible reasons for sleep disruption: Stiffness causing motor discomfort at night; inability to move in bed. ... Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson's disease: frequency and ... Many causes of dementia symptoms ...

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Approach to diagnosis and treatment of dystonia - AHC Kids

... or injury to basal ganglia, and the output may be too much or too little. Too little output -> Parkinsons Too much output ... Moore 2002 What causes dystonia? Inserted ... (or anything else). Approach to Treatment Etiology-specific: treatment of underlying disease Anatomy-specific ...

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Manegment of parkinson’s disease. -

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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Inclusion formation and neuronal cell death through neuron-to ...

α-synuclein, Lewy Bodies, Prions, and Parkinson’s Disease Cody McCullough & Sara Homsi BCM 465 April 19th, 2010 Parkinson’s Disease 1817: James Parkinson Progressive neurodegenerative disorder 1.5 million Americans 85% are over age 65 60,000 new cases / year!9 Dr. James Parkinson A Few ...

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Basal Ganglia - ut

Indirect PW: ♦ Causes subthalamus to activate internal GP, suppressing ... ♦ Suppressing unwanted movements Damage to Basal Ganglia Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s Disease ParkinsonsDisease: symptoms Parkinson’s Disease: Cognition Basal Ganglia The basal nuclei ...

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PowerPoint Presentation

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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Neuropsychology of Dementia - neuroMod

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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Effects of Cannabanoids on the brain! - University College Dublin

DELTA 9-THC Induces cell death Causes shrinkage of Neurons and DNA ... Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis Alzheimers Disease Parkinsons Disease Schizophrenia References ...

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