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What are the 3 basic types of tremor?
What are the 5 types of action tremor?
What is the Parkinson's disease triad?
What are the three most common Parkinson's plus syndromes?
Lewy body dementia - dementia and Parkinsonism, associated with visual hallucinations and fluctuating cognition
Multiple System Atrophy - Parkinsonism with prominent autonomic dysfunction
Progressive supra-nuclear palsy - associated with early falls, postural instability and vertical supranuclear gaze palsy
What are the 4 most common causes of action tremors?
Enhanced physiological tremor
What are the 3 most common causes of resting tremor?
What are the 2 most common causes of mixed action/resting tremors?
What are the first, second and third line medications for managing essential tremor?
First line: propanolol
Second line: primidone
Third line: gabapentin or benzodiazepines