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Author Armitage, Alex, author.

Title Advanced practice nursing guide to the neurological exam / Alex Armitage.

Publication Info. New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History taking -- Mental status testing -- Cranial nerves I and II -- Cranial nerves III, IV, and VI -- Cranial nerves V, VII, and VIII -- Cranial nerves IX, X, XI, and XII -- Testing motor strength -- Testing sensation -- Testing reflexes -- Testing balance and gait -- Testing coordination -- Imaging and EMG studies -- Vertigo -- Tremor -- Low back pain -- Peripheral neuropathy -- Weakness -- Dementia -- Diplopia -- Gait disturbance -- Headache.
Summary Today's APN and PA programs have been allocating less time to the study of neurology, leaving new practitioners with an uncertain grasp of how to approach the neurologic patient. Here is a ""how to"" manual for knowledgably conducting the basic neurological examination and confidently applying exam findings to the interpretation of common neurologic symptoms. It explains all facets of the standard neuro exam that is conducted in a clinic or hospital setting including useful algorithms. The book then focuses on using the exam results to determine a likely diagnosis and/or area of concern for f.
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Subject Neuropsychological tests.
Clinical neuropsychology -- Practice.
Neurologic Examination -- nursing.
Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis.
Nursing Assessment.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Armitage, Alex. Advanced practice nursing guide to the neurological exam 9780826126085 (DLC) 2014043677 (OCoLC)891617759
ISBN 9780826126092 (electronic bk.)
082612609X (electronic bk.)