TITLE

A patient with tremor, part 1: making the diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Hrishikesh; Jog, Mandar
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, p1507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a simple stepwise approach in diagnosing tremor. It says that tremor is a usual symptom in primary care and is defined as rhythmic, involuntary oscillations of a body part that involves alternate contraction of agonistic and antagonistic muscle groups. It mentions that the approach consists of identification of the pattern of tremor, phenomenologic classification, and cause determination, endorsed by the consensus statement on tremor of The Movement Disorder Society.
ACCESSION #
66286874

 

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