This is a paper that focuses on the Advance Pathophysiology case study analysis on patients. The paper also explains the highlights of the symptoms involvement in patient interactions.
The Advance Pathophysiology case study analysis on patients
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Scenario 4: A 67-year-old man presents to the HCP with chief complaint of tremors in his arms. He also has noticed some tremors in his leg as well. The patient is accompanied by his son, who says that his father has become “stiff” and it takes him much longer to perform simple tasks. The son also relates that his father needs help rising from his chair. Physical exam demonstrates tremors in the hands at rest and fingers exhibit “pill rolling” movement. The patient’s face is not mobile and exhibits a mask-like appearance. His gait is uneven, and he shuffles when he walks and his head/neck, hips, and knees are flexed forward. He exhibits jerky or cogwheeling movement. The patient states that he has episodes of extreme sweating and flushing not associated with activity. Laboratory data unremarkable and the HCP has diagnosed the patient with Parkinson’s Disease.
Develop a 2-pages case study analysis, examining the patient symptoms presented in the case study. Be sure to address the following:
Firstly, explain both the neurological and musculoskeletal pathophysiologic processes of why the patient presents these symptoms.
Secondly, explain how the highlighted processes interact to affect the patient.
Thirdly, explain any racial/ethnic variables that may impact physiological functioning.
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