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Neurological Examination Made Easy / Edition 4

Neurological Examination Made Easy / Edition 4

by Geraint Fuller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443069646

ISBN-13: 9780443069642

Pub. Date: 05/27/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Neurological clinical examinations are some of the most intimidating procedures a medical student has to perform. This book sets out to demystify them, and, as is shown by the spectacular success of the previous editions, succeeds admirably.

The fourth edition of this best selling book has: Strengthening of recommendations on the order of sensory testing,

Overview

Neurological clinical examinations are some of the most intimidating procedures a medical student has to perform. This book sets out to demystify them, and, as is shown by the spectacular success of the previous editions, succeeds admirably.

The fourth edition of this best selling book has: Strengthening of recommendations on the order of sensory testing, Addition of the Head Impulse Test, Addition of new 'common mistakes' and 'tips' boxes throughout

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443069642
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/27/2008
Series:
Made Easy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vii
Introduction     1
History and examination     5
Speech     15
Mental state and higher function     25
Gait     39
Cranial nerves: General     45
Cranial nerve I: Olfactory nerve     49
Cranial nerves: The eye 1 - pupils, acuity, fields     51
Cranial nerves: The eye 2 - fundi     65
Cranial nerves III, IV, VI: Eye movements     77
Cranial nerves: Nystagmus     87
Cranial nerves V and VII: The face     91
Cranial nerve VIII: Auditory nerve     99
Cranial nerves IX, X, XII: The mouth     103
Cranial nerve XI: Accessory nerve     109
Motor system: General     111
Motor system: Tone     115
Motor system: Arms     119
Motor system: Legs     131
Motor system: Reflexes     141
Motor system: What you find and what it means     151
Sensation: General     159
Sensation: What you find and what it means     171
Coordination     177
Abnormal movements     183
Special signs     193
The autonomic nervous system     201
The unconscious patient     205
Summary of screening neurological examination     219
Passing clinical examinations     221
Bibliography for further reading and reference     235
Index     237

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