Neurological Examination Made Easy, 5th Edition

Neurological Examination Made Easy

5th Edition

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.


History and examination. Speech. Mental state and higher function. Gait. Cranial nerves: general. Cranial nerve 1: olfactory nerve. Cranial nerves: the eye 1 ? pupils, acuity, fields. Cranial nerves: the eye 2 ? fundi. Cranial nerves III, IV, VI: eye movements. Cranial nerves: nystagmus. Cranial nerves V and VII: the face. Cranial nerve VIII: auditory nerve. Cranial nerves IX, X, XII: the mouth. Cranial nerve XI: accessory nerve. Motor system: general. Motor system: tone. Motor system: arms. Motor system: legs. Motor system: reflexes. Motor system: what you find and what it means. Sensation: general. Sensation: what you find and what it means. Co-ordination. Abnormal movements. Special signs. The autonomic nervous system. The unconscious patient. Summary of screening neurological examination. Passing clinical examinations.