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Author Armitage, Alex, author.

Title Advanced practice nursing guide to the neurological exam / Alex Armitage
Published New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (x, 255 pages)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neuropsychological tests.
Clinical neuropsychology -- Practice
Nursing assessment.
Nursing diagnosis.
Neurologic Examination -- nursing
Nervous System Diseases -- diagnosis
Nursing Assessment
Neuropsychological Tests
Nursing Diagnosis
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Nursing diagnosis
Nursing assessment
Neuropsychological tests
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780826126092