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A 67-year-old man presents to the HCP with chief complaint of tremors in his arms. He also has noticed some tremors in his leg as well. The patient is accompanied by his son, who says that his father has become “stiff” and it takes him much longer to perform simple tasks. The son also relates that his father needs help rising from his chair. Physical exam demonstrates tremors in the hands at rest and fingers exhibit “pill rolling” movement. The patient’s face is not mobile and exhibits a mask-like appearance. His gait is uneven, and he shuffles when he walks and his head/neck, hips, and knees are flexed forward. He exhibits jerky or cogwheeling movement. The patient states that he has episodes of extreme sweating and flushing not associated with activity. Laboratory data unremarkable and the HCP has diagnosed the patient with Parkinson’s Disease.

Assignment (1- to 2-page case study analysis) with at least 5 references

In your Case Study Analysis related to the scenario provided, explain the following:

Both the neurological and musculoskeletal pathophysiologic processes that would account for the patient presenting these symptoms.

Any racial/ethnic variables that may impact physiological functioning.

How these processes interact to affect the patient

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Name: NURS_6501_Module5_Case Study_Assignment_Rubric
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Develop a 1to 2-page
case study
analysis,
examining the
patient
symptoms
presented in
the case
study. Be sure
to address the
following:
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
28 (28%) – 30
25 (25%) – 27
23 (23%) – 24
0 (0%) – 22
(30%)
(27%)
(24%)
(22%)
The response
accurately and
thoroughly
describes the
patient
symptoms.
The response
describes the
patient
symptoms.
The response
describes the
patient
symptoms in a
manner that is
vague or
inaccurate.
The response
describes the
patient
symptoms in a
manner that is
vague and
inaccurate, or
the description
is missing.
The response
includes
The response
accurate,
includes
explanations of
accurate, clear, both the
and detailed
neurological
Explain both
explanations of and
the
both the
musculoskelet
neurological
neurological
al
and
and
pathophysiolog
musculoskele
musculoskelet ic processes of
tal
al
patients who
pathophysiolo
pathophysiolog present these
gic processes
ic processes of symptoms and
of why the
patients who
is supported by
patient
present these
evidence
presents
symptoms and and/or
these
is supported by research, as
symptoms.
evidence
appropriate, to
and/or
The response
includes
explanations of
both the
neurological
and
musculoskelet
al
pathophysiolog
ic processes of
patients who
present these
symptoms and
is supported by
explanations
that are vague
or based on
The response
does not
include
explanations of
both the
neurological
and
musculoskelet
al
pathophysiolog
ic processes of
patients who
present these
symptoms, or
the
Explain how
the
highlighted
processes
interact to
affect the
patient.
research, as
appropriate, to
support the
explanation.
support the
explanation.
inappropriate
evidence/resea
rch.
explanations
are vague or
based on
inappropriate
evidence/resea
rch.
28 (28%) – 30
25 (25%) – 27
23 (23%) – 24
0 (0%) – 22
(30%)
(27%)
(24%)
(22%)
The response
includes an
accurate,
complete,
detailed, and
specific
explanation of
how the
highlighted
processes
interact to
affect the
patient and is
supported by
evidence
and/or
research, as
appropriate, to
support the
explanation.
The response
includes an
accurate
explanation of
how the
highlighted
processes
interact to
affect the
patient and is
supported by
evidence
and/or
research, as
appropriate, to
support the
explanation.
The response
includes a
vague or
inaccurate
explanation of
how the
highlighted
processes
interact to
affect the
patient, with
explanations
that are based
on
inappropriate
evidence/resea
rch.
The response
includes a
vague or
inaccurate
explanation of
how the
highlighted
processes
interact to
affect the
patient, with
explanations
that are based
on
inappropriate
or missing
evidence/resea
rch.
Explain any
racial/ethnic
variables that
may impact
physiological
functioning.
23 (23%) – 25
20 (20%) – 22
18 (18%) – 19
0 (0%) – 17
(25%)
(22%)
(19%)
(17%)
The response
includes an
accurate,
complete,
detailed, and
specific
explanation of
racial/ethnic
variables that
may impact
physiological
functioning and
is supported by
evidence
and/or
research, as
appropriate, to
support the
explanation.
The response
includes an
accurate
explanation of
racial/ethnic
variables that
may impact
physiological
functioning and
is supported by
evidence
and/or
research, as
appropriate, to
support the
explanation.
The response
includes a
vague or
inaccurate
explanation of
racial/ethnic
variables that
may impact
physiological
functioning,
and/or
explanations
that are based
on
inappropriate
evidence/resea
rch.
The response
includes a
vague or
inaccurate
explanation of
racial/ethnic
variables that
may impact
physiological
functioning, or
the
explanations
are based on
inappropriate
or no
evidence/resea
rch.
Written
Expression
and
Formatting Paragraph
Development
and
Organization:
5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5
0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Paragraphs
and sentences
follow writing
standards for
flow, continuity,
and clarity.
Paragraphs
and sentences
follow writing
standards for
flow, continuity,
and clarity 80%
of the time.
Paragraphs
make clear
points that
support welldeveloped
ideas, flow
logically, and
demonstrate
A clear and
comprehensive
purpose
statement,
introduction,
and conclusion
are provided
The purpose,
introduction,
and conclusion
of the
assignment are
stated, yet they
(3.5%)
Paragraphs
and sentences
follow writing
standards for
flow, continuity,
and clarity
60%–79% of
the time.
The purpose,
introduction,
and conclusion
of the
Paragraphs
and sentences
follow writing
standards for
flow, continuity,
and clarity < 60% of the time. No purpose statement, introduction, or conclusion were provided. continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused— neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensiv e purpose statement and introduction are provided that delineate all required criteria. that delineate all required criteria. are brief and not descriptive. assignment are vague or off topic. Written Expression and Formatting English Writing Standards: 5 (5%) - 5 (5%) 4 (4%) - 4 (4%) 3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors. Contains a few (1 or 2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation (3.5%) Contains several (3 or 4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. 0 (0%) - 3 (3%) Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding. Written Expression and Formatting The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, parenthetical/i n-text citations, and reference list. 5 (5%) - 5 (5%) 4 (4%) - 4 (4%) 3 (3%) - 3 (3%) 0 (0%) - 3 (3%) Uses correct APA format with no errors. Contains a few (1 or 2) APA format errors. Contains several (3 or 4) APA format errors. Contains many (≥ 5) APA format errors. Total Points: 100 Name: NURS_6501_Module5_Case Study_Assignment_Rubric Purchase answer to see full attachment

  
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