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Tremor: a simple four-step approach to clinical assessment

Andre Loiselle
Med J Aust 2018; 208 (9): 383-384. || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00115
Published online: 21 May 2018

Tremor is the most common movement disorder encountered in clinical practice.1-3 It is defined as an involuntary, rhythmic and oscillatory movement of a body part. Tremors tend to be relatively constant in frequency but variable in amplitude,1 which may happen due to exaggeration of the physiological tremor or due to a tremor disorder. If significant enough, it may lead to medical presentation.

  • Andre Loiselle

  • John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW


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