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Occupational Therapy Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders

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1.  Parkinsonism refers to all of the following symptoms EXCEPT:
  1. Bradykinesia
  2. Tremor
  3. Rigidity
  4. Falls
2.  Task Oriented approach to learning involves:
  1. Select activities and tools for therapy from daily life
  2. Collaborate with the client to select meaningful functional tasks
  3. Analyze the person and environmental aspects of task performance
  4. All of the above
3.  The outcome tool PASS stands for:
  1. Performance Assessment of Self-care Skills
  2. Performance Assessment of Standing and Sitting
  3. Physical Assessment of Safety Skills
  4. Physical Assessment of Shopping Skills
4.  Atypical Parkinsonisms are:
  1. More responsive to PD medications and treatments that Parkinson's disease
  2. Slower progressing than Parkinson's disease
  3. More rapidly progressing than Parkinson's disease and less responsive to treatment
  4. More common than Parkinson's disease
5.  Symptoms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) include:
  1. Vision changes
  2. Falls
  3. Changes to mood & cognition
  4. All of the above
6.  Symptoms of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) include:
  1. Orthostatic hypotension
  2. Alien limb
  3. Slow progression
  4. Vision changes
7.  Corticobasal Degeneration symptom presentation includes:
  1. Hallucinations
  2. Pseudobulbar affect
  3. Alien limb
  4. Weakness
8.  To break an episode of freezing of gait, the 4 Ss include all of the following except:
  1. Stop
  2. Start
  3. Shift
  4. Stand Tall
9.  Dementia with Lewy Bodies is:
  1. A symptom of Parkinson's disease
  2. A condition that can impact gait and balance
  3. Unique in that there is no gait instability
  4. The most common form of dementia
10.  Therapy for individuals with Atypical Parkinsonisms should include ALL EXCEPT:
  1. A multidisciplinary approach when possible
  2. Early therapy soon after diagnosis
  3. Regular follow up due to progressive rate of decline
  4. No early therapy as it is better to start when you know all the symptoms

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