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Neurologic Examination

ISBN: 978-1-4051-3029-5
280 pages
May 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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Neurologic Examination is the ideal text for any neurologist learning the difficult art of diagnosis. This illustrated guide to all aspects of the neurological exam:

  • Reemphasizes the usefulness of the exam in localizing lesions in the central and peripheral nervous system from which differential diagnoses are derived

  • Demonstrates the examination of the brachial plexus, cervical plexus, chronic regional pain patients is demonstrated - not found in other manuals of neurological examination

  • Reintroduces the use of drifts, the arm roll and parietal copy to clinical neurology.
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Table of Contents

1. The History.

2. Mental Status.

3. Cranial Nerves.

4. The Motor System.

5. Posture, Stance and Spinal Movement.

6. Involuntary Movements.

7. Basic Principles for the Sensory Examination.

8. Common Patterns of Abnormal Sensation.

9. The Motor Sensory Links.

10. Coordination.

11. Disorders of Speech.

12. Apraxias.

13. Agnosia.

14. The Unconscious Patient.

15. The Autonomic Nervous System.


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Author Information

Professor Schwartzman is currently Chair of Neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also a past Clinical Associate at the NIH and has been the CME Editor for the journal Neurology.
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The Wiley Advantage

Aids the diagnosis in this most difficult of medical specialties

  • Addresses not only the physical diagnostic signs but the major investigative techniques, principally imaging
  • Particularly appropriate for trainees
  • Dr Schwartzman has been Chairman of Neurology at 3 institutions and has won 15 teaching awards
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