Patient Encounter Part 2 Medical History Physical Exam and Diagnostic Tests Chief Complaint

MW complains of stiffness, slow movements, and mild tremor that worsen his handwriting. The wife says that she took over the tasks that require good handwriting. She also notes that her husband is more apathetic, irritable, and kicks during the night.

PMH: Depression for 2 years

SH: After owning a dry cleaning store for 40 years, he is thinking about retiring because he does not enjoy visiting with the customers anymore; he does not smoke or drink alcohol

Meds: Fluoxetine 10 mg every morning for 2 years

Gen: Pessimistic attitude, apathetic, looks older than stated age, slow movements, thin

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