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Running head: OUTLINE1Parkinson’s Disease OutlineMichelle NuttRasmussen CollegeAuthor NoteThis outline is being submitted on January 26, 2019, for Professor Shijuan McKinney’sNUR3205 Applied Pathophysiology class.
OUTLINE2Parkinson’s Disease Outline1.Parkinson’s disease definitionFirst described in 1817 by Dr. James Parkinson as a “shaking palsy”(DeMaagd & Philip, 2015).It is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized byboth motor and nonmotor features (DeMaagd & Philip, 2015).Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurodegenerativedisorders. 2.Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s diseaseParkinson’s disease is a disorder of the extrapyramidal system (DeMaagd& Philip, 2015).Includes motor structures of the basal ganglia (DeMaagd & Philip, 2015).Characterized by the loss of dopaminergic function and consequentdiminished motor function which leads to clinical features of the disease(DeMaagd & Philip, 2015).

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