Neurological examination is one of the most intimidating procedures for medical students and junior doctors to perform and be assessed on. This book clearly guides you through the essentials of neurological examination - providing the relevant background and telling you what to do, what you can find and what it means. ‘Common mistakes’ and ‘Tips’ boxes are included throughout.
This revised fifth edition of an international bestseller - now translated into more than ten languages - updates the most efficient and effective examination techniques. New colour photographs have been added to aid understanding in the examination of the eye and the latest guidance on passing clinical exams is included in an enhanced final chapter.
Updating of the cases in the section on passing clinical exams
New colour photographs to aid understanding in clinical examination of the eye
Thorough update throughout
A concise and lucid explanation of how to examine the nervous system.
Copiously illustrated with clear line diagrams and flow charts.
Instructions are clear and systematic – what to do, what you will find, and what it means.
‘There are few books which are recommended student to student by word of mouth. This is one of those few books. The text is clearly and concisely written…brilliantly organized.’ GKT Gazette
By Geraint Fuller, MD, FRCP, Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
MA, MD, FRCP, Consultant Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK.
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