Pocket Guide and Toolkit to DeJong’s Neurologic Examination by William W. Campbell MD

By William W. Campbell MD

Designed as a diagnostic software for non-neurologists or first-year neurology citizens, this pocket consultant comprises the main crucial details from the best-selling DeJong's The Neurologic exam, 6th Edition. incorporated are step by step directions for every level of the neurologic exam, a variety of illustrations depicting exam suggestions, and regularly used exams and scales equivalent to the Boston Naming attempt, Glasgow Coma Scale, and Denver Scale of verbal exchange functionality. A "toolkit" in the back of the publication comprises light-weight diversifications of implements utilized in appearing the exam, resembling visible acuity charts, a crimson lens, a multi-pinhole, an optokinetic nystagmus tape, and different devices.

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Qxd CHAPTER 3 ● 10/12/07 2:41 PM Page 23 The General Physical Examination 23 deformity of the knee, genu recurvatum, or pelvic tilt. Gait testing also provides a convenient opportunity to examine the lumbosacral spine for tenderness and range of motion. After listening for carotid bruits, it requires little additional effort to palpate the neck for masses and thyromegaly. The NE can thus serve as a core around which a general PE can be built. At the end of a good NE, one has only to listen to the heart and lungs and palpate the abdomen to have also done a fairly complete general PE.

Palmar erythema may be a clue to alcohol abuse. Diseases of the nervous system are found in association with such skeletal and developmental anomalies as syndactyly, polydactyly, and arachnodactyly. Skin A careful examination of the skin can provide important evidence regarding the nature of a neurologic condition. Findings of possible neurologic relevance include: spider angiomas in alcohol abuse; erythema chronicum migrans in Lyme disease; purpura and petechiae in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, meningococcemia, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever (all of which may have prominent neurologic manifestations); livedo reticularis in antiphospholipid syndrome and cryoglobulinemia; hyperpigmentation in Nelson syndrome, carotenemia, or Addison disease; and the numerous dermatologic manifestations of the neurocutaneous syndromes.

Am J Psychiat 1983;140:734, for expected scores in various age groups. qxd 36 10/12/07 SECTION C 11:16 AM ● Page 36 Mental Status Examination and Higher Cortical Functions TA B L E 5 . 3) Adapted from Crum RM, Anthony JC, Sassett SS, et al. Population-based norms for the mini-mental state examination by age and educational level. JAMA 1993; 269:2386–2391. cognitive impairment or a change in behavior and the MMSE or a similar instrument is normal, formal neuropsychological testing may provide more detail regarding the mental status.

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