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Mr James Short (age 63) comes to see you as a new patient, and says that his last doctor diagnosed Parkinsonism:

What clinical features might you expect to find on examining him?

He has a moderate tremor affecting his left arm (he is left-handed)

  • What initial drug treatment might you consider?
  • What other help could you offer him?
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