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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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Exact causes still yet unknown. Gene mutation Toxins Trauma * Diagnosis No definitive tests ... Parkinson’s Disease No cure for PD. Treatment can be divided into two stages. Early and Later stages Early stage Onset of symptoms, treated with physical therapy and medications (Levodopa ...
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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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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 ... Imaging Predicted developments Research into the causes of Parkinson’s diseases are likely to show that multiple genetic and environmental factors are involved Disease of early onset is more likely to be genetic New drugs acting on both dopaminergic and non ...
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Non-motor Complications of Parkinson’s Disease and Management Valerie R. Suski, DO University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology ... duration and severity of the disease Under-reported Insomnia Sleep fragmentation/Frequent and early arousals Causes: ...
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End of Life Care for a Person With Parkinson Disease Recent Research and Clinical Implications Parkinson Disease ~1.5 million in USA currently diagnosed 60,000 new cases diagnosed/year Progressive loss of neuronal cells in the substantia nigra progressive motor decline and nonmotor complications ...
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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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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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What is Parkinson’s Disease? degenerative disorder of the ... Loss in muscle control. Thalamus and Globus PalidusInterna became overly active. What causes PD? Tremor at rest. Bradykinesia. Impaired balance and coordination. ... http://parkinsons-disease.emedtv.com/parkinson's-disease/natural ...
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Parkinsonism related to abnormal genes can look exactly like sporadic Parkinson’s disease * GENETIC ADVANCES IN PARKINSONS’ DISEASE Abnormal gene results in ... and better treat Parkinson’s disease * PARKINSON’S DISEASE NOT ONE DISEASE IT IS A CLINICAL SYNDROME WITH MANY CAUSES ...
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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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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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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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... use of alcohol or electrolyte imbalances Parkinson’s Disease Is a chronic, ... Phenobarbital Long acting barbiturate that is used alone or with another AED Causes sedation and cognitive impairment Long half-life taking 2-3 weeks to reach therapeutic levels Preg. Cat. D Neurontin ...
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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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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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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 . Drug therapy . Surgical approach . The future . What is Parkinson's disease ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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... Parkinson’s Disease Society http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/ 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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... 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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... that causes Parkinsons disease related symptoms, is activated from nontoxic agent via MAO-B Numerous carcinogenic compounds are initially nontoxic but are activated by the cytochrome P450s Structure-activity relationship and inhibitor design Apart from physiochemical features, ...
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Acute and Subacute Peripheral NeuropathyA nervous system condition that causes numbness, tingling, and motor weakness. ... A disease spread by mosquitoes characterized by symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain or weakness, nausea, ...
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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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and Related Disorders Michael J Kelly MD FRCPC Grand River Hospital Kitchener-Waterloo 7 May 2008 Learning Objectives Recognize the psychiatric co-morbidities associated with Parkinson’s Disease and related disorders Better appreciate management of the common neuropsychiatric complications PD ...
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However, some causes of dementia are treatable and even reversible. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seo/basics/causes/con-20034399. Dementia. Risk Factors:-Age-Family History ... http://www.medicinenet.com/parkinsons_disease/page6.htm. http://www.pdf.org/en/parkinson_statistics.
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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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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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What is Parkinsons’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that is the result of the atrophy of neuron cells that produce dopamine in the CNS.
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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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... incontinence Past medical history Identifying risk factors Morbidity and mortality increases with organic causes Parkinsons (orthostatic) Epilepsy ... laughing Adrenal insufficiency Primary autonomic disease Idiopathic, parkinsons disease, multisystem atrophy (Shy-Dragger) Secondary ...
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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 Patient at all times. Thank ...
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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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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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Indirect PW: ♦ Causes subthalamus to activate internal GP, suppressing ... ♦ Suppressing unwanted movements Damage to Basal Ganglia Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s Disease Parkinsons’ Disease: symptoms Parkinson’s Disease: ...
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An exciting example of future treatment of Parkinsons Disease is the use of embryonic stem cells as a source of dopamine neurons that can be transplanted in patients. ... MPP+ causes neuronal death that is marked by cellular shrinkage, ...
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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. ... Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson's disease: frequency and ... Many causes of dementia symptoms ...
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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 ... Moore 2002 What causes dystonia ... cerebellar origin Nonspecific: reduce stretch reflexes Approach to Treatment Etiology-specific: treatment of underlying disease ...
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DELTA 9-THC Induces cell death Causes shrinkage of Neurons and DNA ... Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis Alzheimers Disease Parkinsons Disease Schizophrenia References cannibus.net www.nida.nih.gov/infofacts/marijuana.html Health.howstuffworks.com www.springer.com Oxfordjournals.org www ...
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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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Classification of pneumonia According to causes Bacterial (the most common cause of pneumonia) ... (due to stroke, dementia,parkinsons disease, or other neurological conditions) Impaired consciousness ( loss of brain function due to dementia, stroke, ...
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