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Flashcards in Parkinson's Disease Deck (11):
1

This disease is caused depletion of?

Dopamine

2

What are the signs of Parkinson's disease?

1.)Bradykinesia

2.)Tremors in hands and feet at rest

3.)Rigidity

4.)Shuffling steps

5.)Loss of balance

6.)Mask like expression

7.)Drooling

3

Is this disease process fast or slow?

Slow, progressive

4

What are the 4 nursing intentions?

Neuro assessment and swallowing ability

Safety assist with ambulation

Encourage fluids

High calorie and; fiber meals,Low protein

5

What medications are prescribed?

Anti-Parkinson's , Anti-Cholinergics

6

When taking anti-cholinergics, client should increase _______To avoid_____

Fiber, constipation

7

What are other 4 side effects of anti-cholinergics?

Blurry vision

dry mouth

photophobia

tachycardia

8

What medication it will be given to replace dopamine?

Levodopa or carbidopa-levodopa

9

Do not take dopamine replacement medications with______, as they may cause a hypertensive crisis.

MAOIs

10

Teach clients taking Parkison drugs to follow a___diet?

Low protein

11

Which vitamin should be avoided in the diet?

B6, which blocks the medication's effects

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