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(4) Features of Parkinsonism

–Bradykinesia
–Tremor
–Rigidity
–Postural instability

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(5) features of Parkinsonian gait

–Flexed posture
–Reduced arm swing
–Enhanced resting tremor
–Shuffling, festinating gait
–En bloc turning

3

How do you test for dysphasia?

–No ifs, ands or buts
–One thing a nation must have to be rich and great is a large secure supply of wood

4

How do you test for Dysarthria?

–West Register Street, Royal Ulster Constabulary, British constitution
–Methodist Episcopal Church, statistical analysis

5

How can you differentiate issues of language-related problems?

•Distinguish dysphasia, dysarthria, dysphonia, (dysprosody)
•Handedness and hemispheric dominance for language
•Language: expression & reception (spoken & written), repetition and naming
–Fluent vs. non-fluent spontaneous speech
–Comprehension
–Repetition
–Naming

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What is Frontal Assessment Battery? What are its 6 components?

a brief tool that can be used at the bedside or in a clinic setting to assist in discriminating
between dementias with a frontal dysexecutive phenotype and Dementia of Alzheimer‟s Type (DAT)

•Similar objects: fruit, furniture, flowers
•Lexical fluency: list words beginning with S
•Luria test: fist-palm-edge
•Conflicting instructions
–“Tap twice when I tap once”
–“Tap once when I tap twice”
•Go-No Go
–“Tap once when I tap once”
–“Do not tap when I tap twice”
•Grasp: “Don’t take my hands”

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