Pocket Tutor Neurological Examination

Pocket Tutor Neurological Examination

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Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with "on the go". Their highly affordable price represents great value for those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment.



Topics reflect information needs stemming from today's integrated undergraduate & foundation courses:





Common investigations (ECG, Chest X-Ray, etc)
Clinical skills (patient examination, etc)




Important and/or complex specialties in which students receive comparatively little dedicated training (psychiatry, ophthalmology)


Key Points





Highly affordable price and convenient pocket size format - fits in back pocket!




An indispensable guide to the neurological examination, which students and junior doctors invariably regard as one of the most complicated and difficult parts of physical examination to master




Logical, sequential content: two introductory chapters focussing on general clinical skills, history taking and examination in neurology; then chapters which explain how best to approach the examination of specific systems or regions (cranial nerves, upper limbs, etc) each one opening with recap of relevant anatomy & physiology and closing with a handy summary; finally, chapters on the examination of stroke and unconscious patients, neurological screening, and how best to synthesise findings.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 113 x 177 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 80 Tables, color; 120 Halftones, color
  • 1907816305
  • 9781907816307
  • 720,484

Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Clinical Skills in Neurology










Chapter 2 - Gait and General Examination










Chapter 3 - Head and Neck (Cranial Nerves)










Chapter 4 - Upper Limbs










Chapter 5 - Lower Limbs










Chapter 6 - The Cerebellum










Chapter 7 - Higher Cortical Function










Chapter 8 - Autonomic Nervous system










Chapter 9 - Examining a Stroke Patient










Chapter 10 - Examining the Unconscious Patient










Chapter 11 - The Neurological Screening Exam in 4 Minutes










Chapter 12 - Synthesizing Your Findings










Chapter 13 - Neurology Exam in Undergraduate Exams







FURTHER READING



INDEX
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About John A. Goodfellow

John A Goodfellow

Honorary Clinical Academic Fellow, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland



Neel Burton BSc MBBS MRCPsych MA (Phil) AKC

Psychiatry Tutor, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford
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