Andrew J. Lazarus

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This study examined the degree to which Parkinson's disease (PD) patients could "spatially link" the upper limbs to facilitate the performance of bimanual simultaneous movements. Six right-handed PD patients, and seven normal age- and sex-matched controls performed three different tasks: (a) an isotonic elbow flexion as rapidly as possible through an angle(More)
The neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is an under-recognized yet sometimes fatal complication of antipsychotic drug therapy. NMS is comprised of hyperthermia, rigidity, autonomic disturbances, and altered consciousness. Until recently, there was no specific therapy for NMS other than discontinuing the offending neuroleptic and providing symptomatic(More)
A 20-year-old white man sought medical attention after noting the development of nontender masses in the left supraclavicular and left flank regions. There was no history of trauma, recent illness, prior similar masses, fever, chills, weight loss, or other symptoms. Past medical history was notable only for the excision of a " rib cyst " at age 12. He did(More)
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