Pocket Guide and Toolkit to DeJong's Neurologic Examination

by William W Campbell
  • Spiral Bound
Designed as a diagnostic tool for non-neurologists or first-year neurology residents, this pocket guide contains the most essential information from the best-selling DeJong's The Neurologic Examination, Sixth Edition. Included are step-by-step instructions for each stage of the neurologic examination, numerous illustrations depicting examination techniques, and frequently used tests and scales such as the Boston Naming Test, Glasgow Coma Scale, and Denver Scale of Communication Function. A toolkit at the back of the book contains lightweight adaptations of implements used in performing the examination, such as visual acuity charts, a red lens, a multi-pinhole, an optokinetic nystagmus tape, and other devices. =Table Of Contents INTRODUCTION Introduction HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND OVERVIEW OF THE NEUROLOGIC EXAMINATION The Neurologic History The General Physical Examination General Outline of the Neurologic Examination MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION AND HIGHER CORTICAL FUNCTIONS The Mental Status Examination Disorders of Speech and Language Agnosia, Apraxia, and Related Disorders of Higher Cortical Function THE CRANIAL NERVES The Olfactory Nerve The Optic Nerve The Ocular Motor Nerves The Trigeminal Nerve The Facial Nerve The Acoustic (Vestibulocochlear) Nerve The Glossopharyngeal and Vagus Nerves The Spinal Accessory Nerve The Hypoglossal Nerve THE MOTOR EXAMINATION Overview of the Motor Examination Motor Strength and Power Muscle Tone Muscle Volume and Contour Abnormalities of Movement THE SENSORY EXAMINATION Overview of the Sensory Examination The Exteroceptive Sensations The Proprioceptive Sensations Cerebral Sensory Functions Sensory Localization THE REFLEXES Introduction to the Reflexes The Deep Tendon or Muscle Stretch Reflexes The Superficial (Cutaneous) Reflexes Pathologic Reflexes Associated Movements COORDINATION AND GAIT Cerebellar Function Gait and Station THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM Examination of the Autonomic Nervous System SPECIAL METHODS OF EXAMINATION The Examination in Coma Miscellaneous Neurologic Signs APPENDIX Toolkit
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ISBN: 9780781773591
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 11, 2007
Cover: Spiral bound
Pages: 400
Weight: 0.710 kg
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