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By William W. Campbell MD

This 7th edition of Dejong’s The Neurological Examination offers practitioners and citizens of Neurology an in-depth dialogue of neurologic assessments that may not be chanced on anyplace else.

Without forsaking vintage options and technological know-how, this definitive resource on neurologic exam recommendations has been streamlined and up to date. The textual content integrates info of neuroanatomy and scientific prognosis in an easy-to-read structure. Anatomical and examination illustrations support be certain right method. Plus, illustrative circumstances and tables summarize differentials and checklist medical findings. With this e-book as their consultant, readers will actually comprehend the anatomical underpinnings of exam techniques.


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• whilst to be had, evidence-based scientific insights are included in assessing the price of particular tests

"In precis, the up to date variation represents a beneficial resource of evaluated, evidence-based insights into up to date medical neurological exam and necessary particular exams supporting to make sure right thoughts in neurological diagnosis." - ecu magazine of Neurology quantity 21, factor 1 January 2014  web page e7.

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Cranium bifidum is dysraphism limited to the bony elements of the skull, most often the occipital bone; it is the cephalic analogue of spina bifida occulta. Arnold-Chiari malformations may involve defects in closure of both the anterior and posterior neuropore; these complex anomalies are discussed further in Chapter 21. The pathogenesis of NTDs is multifactorial; both genetic and environmental factors are important, and the pattern of occurrence suggests a multifactorial polygenic or oligogenic etiology.

Is it better to order an electromyogram (EMG) or image the spine, and if so, at what level? Finding abnormal pupils prompts consideration of botulism; finding muscle tenderness and edema prompts consideration of rhabdomyolysis. The diagnosis depends on examination findings in such common conditions as positional vertigo and Bell舗s palsy. How would you recognize that the overweight female before you has intracranial hypertension instead of tension-type headaches if you cannot recognize papilledema, and have the confidence in making the call that comes from having done many funduscopic examinations?

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