Clinical Pearl of the Month – Tremor and Tremor Differentiation

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

tremor - 55 year old woman with tremor

Tremor in a 55-year-old WomanTremor and Tremor Differentiation Clinical Pearls of Wisdom Q&A CaseTremor consists of alternating contractions of agonist and antagonist muscles in an oscillating, rhythmic manner. Tremor may also be characterized based on distribution, frequency, amplitude, and related neurologic dysfunction.The first step in the evaluation of a patient with tremor is to categorize the tremor based on its … Read More