Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Lewis, Steven L.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This new volume in the Field Guide Series provides a detailed review of the basic neurologic exam, giving you the tools needed to obtain valuable diagnostic information and address specific clinical presentations.
Make the most of your next neurologic assessment!
* Complete coverage promotes a thorough, practical, and clinically revealing exam technique, with insightful material on mental status, the cranial nerve, motor, sensory, and cerebellar examinations, and assessment of reflexes and gait.
* Insight into the purpose of the different components of the examination, understanding when these examination elements should be performed, what you should look for, and what the findings mean.
* Clinical focus assists in the practical bedside evaluation of common neurologic symptoms to help practitioners learn the importance of tailoring the history and neurologic examination based on the clinical setting.
* Concise appendix of common neurologic tests provides brief summaries to help you choose the best approach for each patien