DeJong's the Neurologic Examination, Part 327, Issue 2005

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 671 pages

This classic text is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the neurologic examination. The book provides a thorough understanding of both the techniques of the examination and the anatomic and physiologic bases of the results. The brand new edition offers you a complete, concise reference you'll use everyday to quickly interpret the signs and symptoms of neurologic dysfunction, compare and contrast abnormalities, confirm findings, and make accurate differential diagnoses confidently to assess responses to treatment. This heavily revised new edition provides complete coverage of the nervous system including anatomic and physiologic presentation of disorders, recommended examination procedures, neurodiagnostic and laboratory testing, diagnostic reasoning, and neurologic differential diagnosis guidelines.

You'll confidently identify the signs and symptoms of disease, know when additional diagnostic testing is indicated, accurately interpret diagnostic data, and recommend effective treatment options.

 

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Contents

SECTION
1
The Neurologic History
19
The General Physical Examination
32
SECTION C
41
Agnosia Apraxia and Related Disorders of Higher Cortical Function
91
The Cranial Nerves
97
The Olfactory Nerve
111
The Ocular Motor Nerves
149
Abnormalities of Movement
409
SECTION F The Sensory System 31 Overview of the Sensory System
429
The Exteroceptive Sensations
436
The Proprioceptive Sensations
444
The Interoceptive or Visceral Sensations
450
Cerebral Sensory Functions
452
Sensory Localization
455
SECTION G The Reflexes 37 Introduction to the Reflexes
467

The Trigeminal Nerve
192
The Facial Nerve
208
The Acoustic Vestibulocochlear Nerve
227
The Glossopharyngeal and Vagus Nerves
251
The Spinal Accessory Nerve
263
The Hypoglossal Nerve
270
Brainstem and Multiple Cranial Nerve Syndromes
277
SECTION E The Motor System 22 Overview of the Motor System
297
The Motor Unit Level
305
The Spinal Cord Level
314
The Corticospinal Pyramidal Level
325
The Extrapyramidal Level
334
Motor Strength and Power
343
Muscle Tone
395
Muscle Volume and Contour
401
The Deep Tendon or Muscle Stretch Reflexes
469
The Superficial Cutaneous Reflexes
484
Pathologic Reflexes
487
Postural and Righting Reflexes
500
Associated Movements
504
SECTION
511
Gait and Station
526
Peripheral Neuroanatomy and Focal Neuropathies
548
SECTION
565
Other Musculoskeletal Disorders
579
The Ventricular System and the Cerebrospinal Fluid
597
Miscellaneous Neurologic Signs 617
619
Index
643
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