Unit 9 Lilley Chpt 16

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  1. a reduction or absence of psychomotor activity
    that results in a masklike facial expression and impaired postural reflexes. A classic characteristic of
    Parkinson’s disease
    Akinesia
  2. slowness of movement; another classic symptom
    of Parkinson’s disease
    Bradykinesia
  3. a condition characterized by involuntary, purposeless, rapid motions such as flexing and extending fingers, raising and lowering the shoulders, or grimacing
    Chorea
  4. an impaired ability to execute voluntary movements
    Dyskinesia
  5. impaired or distorted voluntary movement due to a
    disorder of muscle tone
    Dystonia
  6. a term describing any substance produced outside
    of the body that may be taken into the body (e.g. a medication, food, or environmental toxin)
    Exogenous
  7. a common experience of patients taking medication for Parkinson’s disease in which they experience periods of greater symptomatic control (“on” time) alternating with periods of lesser symptomatic control (“off” time)
    On-Off phenomenon
  8. a slowly progressive, degenerative neurologic disorder characterized by resting tremor, pill-rolling of the fingers, masklike faces, shuffling gait, forward flexion of the trunk, loss of postural reflexes, and muscle rigidity and weakness
    Parkinson’s disease
  9. a decrease or change in motor and muscle movements that leads to unsteadiness and hesitation in movement and gait when the individual starts or stops walking; occurs in Parkinson’s disease
    Postural Instability

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