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3rd Edition

Neurological Clinical Examination
A Concise Guide

ISBN 9781444145380
Published February 24, 2012 by CRC Press
158 Pages

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Book Description

This book and extensive video library provide a practical guide to the clinical neurological examination, an essential tool in the diagnosis of common and unusual neurological conditions encountered in the outpatient clinic and hospital ward.

  • Each chapter covers a different condition and uses a step-by-step approach selecting those aspects of the clinical examination that are most likely to lead you to the correct diagnosis
  • Over 100 video clips accessible via QR codes in the book illustrate a wide range of neurological signs
  • The text is heavily illustrated with clear diagrams
  • Tables are used to list the various causes of particular signs
  • Key features of the neurological examination which help in reaching the correct conclusion are listed as Tips

Primary care physicians, neurologists, and trainees preparing for certifying examinations will find this book an invaluable learning companion and essential tool for the diagnosis of neurological disorders.

Table of Contents

The Wasted Hand
Wrist Drop
Proximal Weakness of the Arm(s)
Proximal Weakness of the Leg(s)
Foot Drop
Gait Disturbance
Facial Palsy
Abnormalities of Vision or Eye Movement
Other Abnormal Involuntary Movements
Speech Disturbance
Higher Function Testing
Assessment of Coma
Psychogenic Disorders

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John Morris DM (Oxon) FRACP FRCP
Clinical Professor, University of Sydney; Past Chairman of the Education and Training Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists; Past Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Past Head of the Neurology Department, Westmead Hospital; Past President of the Australian Association of Neurologists, Sydney, Australia

Joseph Jankovic MD
Professor of Neurology; Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders; Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic; Co-Director, Parkinson's Disease Research Laboratory; Past President of the Movement Disorders Society, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA