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Parkinson's Disease: Causes, Progression, and Treatments

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Parkinson's disease mainly affects:

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1. What would be the best treatment option to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

2. Which of the following is not one of the four major signs of Parkinson's disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Parkinson's is a disease that affects thousands of individuals each year. Use these assessments to evaluate what you have learned about this disease, including its symptoms, treatment options, and Lewy bodies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Within these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • What part of the brain is chiefly affected by Parkinson's
  • Symptoms of Parkinson's disease
  • What Lewy bodies can be a sign of
  • Treatments for Parkinson's disease

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about indicators of Parkinson's disease in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how Parkinson's disease is treated and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the treatment of Parkinson's

Additional Learning

Learn additional information on Parkinson's disease with this lesson called Parkinson's Disease: Causes, Progression, and Treatments. You will:

  • Explore the meaning of Parkinson's disease and its characteristics
  • Identify what Lewy bodies are
  • Define Substantia Nigra
  • Explain what dopamine does
  • Become familiar with what MAO B inhibitors are used for
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