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Author Scifers, James R., author

Title Special tests for neurologic examination / James R. Scifers
Published Thorofare, New Jersey : SLACK, [2008]


Description 1 online resource (412 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cranial nerve assessment -- Concussion grading scales/coma scales -- Concussion testing -- Neuropsychological tests -- Special tests for central nervous system involvement -- Dermatome testing -- Myotome testing -- Reflex testing -- Special tests for the cervical spine -- Dermatome testing -- Myotome testing -- Dermatome testing -- Myotome testing -- Reflex testing -- Special tests for the thoracic and lumbar spine -- Peripheral nerve pathology of the upper extremity -- Special tests for the upper extremity -- Peripheral nerve pathology of the lower extremity -- Special tests for the lower extremity
Summary "Ideal for students and clinicians to access quick clinical information, Special Tests for Neurologic Examination offers invaluable evaluation and assessment tips and techniques for neurologic conditions commonly found In patients. Organized in an easy-to-use format, this book is the perfect guide for practicing clinical skills and reviewing for licensure and certification examinations." "Dr. James R. Scifers describes and illustrates special tests for the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine. This resource provides performance criteria for each special test, important information on specificity and sensitivity, and valuable references for further investigation." "A facilitative and comprehensive approach to learning, practicing, and reviewing neurologic special tests makes Special Tests for Neurologic Examination a must-have for students and clinicians alike. With a focus on commonly used evaluative procedures for differentiating and diagnosing neurologic disorders, the book serves as a valuable companion to the popular Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Neurologic examination.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Physical therapists.
Neurologic Examination -- methods
Neurologic Examination
physical therapists.
Nervous system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Neurologic examination
Physical therapists
Untersuchung Medizin
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781617117893