Clinical Examination Of Nervous System

Clinical Examination Of Nervous System

1.Higher Functions
2.Examination Of Cranial Nerves
3.Examination Of Sensory System
4.Examination Of Motor System
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Higher Functions
Level Of Consciousness
Orientation With Time, Place  And Person
Intelligence
Memory
Speech
Examination Of Cranial Nerves: For Details CLICK HERE
Examination Of Sensory System
There Are Six Main Sensory Modalities That Can Be Tested At The Bedside
Pain
Temperature – Not Done; A Rough Assessment May Be Carried Out At Bedside By Using The Metal Of A Tuning Fork or
Metal Part Of Stethoscope (Cold Perception) And By Rubbing Both Palms (Hot Perception)
Tactile Sensibility
Light Touch
Pressure
Tactile Localisation
Tactile Discrimination
Vibration
Position Sense – The Appreciation Of Passive Movement
Stereognosis – Recognition Of The Size, Shape, Weight And Form Of Objects.
Examination Of Motor System
Follow A Regular Sequence:
Inspection  (Nutrition)
Posture And Abnormal Movements
Palpation (Nutrition)
Tone
Power
Reflexes
Coordination
Stance And Gait

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