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Treatment of Parkinson Disease


Ali Samii, MD

Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, Movement Disorder Fellowship

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Relate a brief overview of Parkinson disease
  • Describe Pharmacological treatment options in Parkinson disease
  • Discuss deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson disease

[From the Spring 2016 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]

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