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Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism : Summary

Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism : Summary

Parkinson’s Disease: Epidemiology, Causes, Features, Diagnosis and Management
“ Akinetic Rigid Syndrome’ or Idiopathic Parkinson Disease-Are a number of degenerative diseases affecting Basal Ganglia which present with differing combinations of

Bradykinesia
Rigidity
Tremor
Loss of postural reflex

Epidemiology-

90% cases are above 45 years
Male  and Female have equal risk
Cigarette smoking is known to be protective.

Cause or Etiology-

Unknown but toxin called MPTP ( Methyl-Phenyl-Tetrahydropyridine) suspected if disease starts …

Recommended Books For MBBS Basic Science

Recommended Books For MBBS Basic Science

BOOK LIST FOR MBBS BASIC SCIENCE
Which Books to study ?
We recommend -
ANATOMY
Textbooks:

Human Anatomy Vol. 0,1,2 and 3 – B.D Chaurasia (Indian Writer) – Widely studied by medical students in Nepal
Essentials of Human Anatomy – A K Dutta
Clinical Anatomy – Richard S Snell
Clinically Oriented Anatomy – Keith L Moore and Arthur F Dally

References:

Gray’s Anatomy For Students – Richard L Drake, …

Medical Focus on CNS

Medical Focus on CNS

SPINAL CORD INJURIES
Spinal cord injuries may result from accidents or other trauma. The cord may be completely cut across (transection) or only partially severed (partial section). The location and extent of the damage produce a variety of effects, depending on the partial or complete stoppage of impulses passing up and down the spinal cord. If the spinal cord is completely …

Respiratory Disease and Pneumonia

Respiratory Disease and Pneumonia

Public Awareness Program by Nepal Government
What is Respiratory Disease?
When microbial organism infect the Respiratory system and hampers the system like production of sputum, difficulty in breathing, cough etc. it is called respiratory disease. Mostly the lungs are affected. Others are nose and ears.
Problem due to Respiratory Disease
Usually children catch common cold. But  Sometime a disease called ‘ Pneumonia’ that is …


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