Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

by Craig Canby, PhD, Georgina Cornwall, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD u.a.

Parkinson's disease is a degenerative neurologic disease that affects the elderly with motor symptoms and neuropsychiatric manifestations.

The primary pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease is an imbalance of neurotransmittors such as dopamine and acetylcholine. Patients present with tremors, postural imbalance, bradykinesia and rigidity.

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Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:32 h
  • Quiz questions 15
  • Articles 2

Content

Your Educators of course Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is a Professor of Anatomy and the Associate Dean for Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, Iowa, USA.
He obtained his PhD in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
For his achievements in teaching and research, he received various awards such as the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the prestigious Hancher-Finkbine Medallion.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Canby teaches courses on Anatomy.

 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall is a Biology Instructor and currently works as an Instructional Designer in the private sector, developing interactive online training materials.
She obtained her PhD in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology at the University of Colorado, USA, in 2000, and has since taught a broad array of biology courses at various US universities.
She is an active promoter of hybrid/online teaching formats and interactive courses, and has received several awards for her engaging and innovative course design; e.g., she was named Adjunct Faculty of the Year at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen twice.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Cornwall teaches courses on Molecular and Cell Biology and Medical Genetics.

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Cellular Pathology, Ophthalmology, and Hepatology.

 Mohammad Hajighasemi-Ossareh, MD, MBA

Mohammad Hajighasemi-Ossareh, MD, MBA

Dr. Mohammad Hajighasemi-Ossareh, MD, MBA is a Vascular Neurologist at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degrees at the University of California.
He completed his General Neurology Residency at the LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles and Vascular Neurology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Currently, he operates the DocOssareh YouTube channel, providing education for pre-med and medical students.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ossareh teaches courses in the Medical School Survival Guide.


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Good linking up of pharmacology topics.
By S C. on 19. July 2021 for 85-year-old (male) with Parkinson's disease

Excellent case vignettes.Really made me think analytically about the types of medications.

 
Parkinson´s treatment complementation
By Natalia B. on 09. June 2021 for 85-year-old (male) with Parkinson's disease

Clear explanation thats easy to understand, helps improve the basic current medication you can find in many patients with this desease.

 
Minimal changes
By Antony K. on 28. January 2021 for Parkinson's Disease

The content is amazing except when talking about "Clasp Knife" and "Cog Wheel" rigidity I would also recommend pointing at picture especially when talking about "lewis body" Thank you

 
what an astonishing lecture!
By Tr??ng P. on 30. July 2020 for Clinical Correlations: Parkinson's Disease

This course helps me broaden my knowledge and I can put what I have learned into practice right after learning this lecture! Easy to grasp the ideas of the course!