Techniques of Neurological Examination

Techniques of Neurological Examination : A Programmed Text

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This book's self-teaching, programmed format helps to teach the reader how to conduct a neurologic examination, reviews the anatomy and physiology for interpreting it and shows which laboratory tests help to clarify the clinical problem. This edition has been updated to reflect the impact of new imaging modalities such as CT and MRI on neurological diagnosis. It is designed to closely represent the situations that physicians encounter in practice and reinforces the diagnoses they will need to make.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Education (Ise Editions)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 4th edition
  • 0071125922
  • 9780071125925

Table of contents

Examination of the face and head; The brainstem and cranial nerves - a brief review of their clinical anatomy; The visual system - diplopia, ocular alignment and ocular muscles; The visual system - clinical examination for lesions in the peripheral nerves and central pathways; Central mechanisms of body motility and ocular motility; Motor examination of crania nerves V, VII, IX, X, XI and XII; Examination of the somatic motor system (exclusive of cranial nerves); Examination of cerebellar dysfunction; Examination of cranial nerve sensation; Examination of somatic sensation (excluding the face); The patient's mental status and higher cerebral functions; Examination of the patient who has a disorder of consciousness; Ancillary neurodiagnostic procedures; Clinical and laboratory tests to distinguish hysteria from neurologic disease; A synopsis of the neurologic investigation and a formulary of neurodiagnosis.show more