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Parkinson's disease

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Which part of the brain is affected in Parkinson's disease?
Basal ganglia
Which neurotransmitter is lacking in Parkinson's disease?
Dopamine
What are the three prodromal symptoms in Parkinson's disease?
Constipation
REM sleep disturbance
Anosmia
What is the classic triad of Parkinson's disease?
Decrementing bradykinesia
Tremor
Rigidity
What's the cardinal feature of Parkinson's disease?
Bradykinesia
What are the three Parkinson's plus syndromes?
Progressive supranuclear palsy
Multisystem atrophy
Corticobasal syndrome
What's the number one risk factor for a pt with Parkinson's disease developing dementia?
Age
Which drug is most effective?
Levodopa
What are the side effects of levodopa to be aware of?
Motor fluctuations
Impulse control disorders