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Mr James Short (age 63) comes to see you as a new patient, andsays that his last doctor diagnosed Parkinsonism:
What clinical features might you expect to find on examininghim?
- lead pipe
- cog wheel
He has a moderate tremor affecting his left arm (he isleft-handed)
- What initial drug treatment might you consider?
- L Dopa: Sinemet +, Madopar
- What other help could you offer him?
- Parkinsons Disease Society
- Aids + Appliances