Dilemmas in the management of the neurological patient

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .

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Statementedited by Charles Warlow, John Garfield.
ContributionsWarlow, Charles, 1934-, Garfield, John, 1930-
LC ClassificationsRC349.8 .D54 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3165558M
ISBN 100443027528
LC Control Number83007513

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Whilst the practitioner may commonly encounter conditions such as stroke and the fitting patient, all patients will require careful assessment to avoid the pitfalls of missing a serious underlying diagnosis.

Principles of Neurological Management. As in all medical disciplines, many neurological diseases are, at present, “incurable.” The neurologist who accepts the responsibility for treating the patient will review with the patient and family all the issues listed in Box both are essential aspects of patient management.

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Box 1 describes the objectives of this. In general practice there are many neurological problems that present a diagnostic dilemma, with some being true masquerades for the non-neurologist.

This applies particularly to various seizure disorders, space-occupying lesions in the cerebrum and the cerebellum, demyelinating disorders, motor neurone disorders and peripheral neuropathies.

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Patients who have been told they have functional disorders have begun to form groups to help understand their problems: this is very helpful as they can compare symptoms and help each other become aware of treatments. Common symptoms that are experienced by people with a functional neurological disorder include: Tingling in the hands or feet.

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A stroke victim, for example, will describe in detail a conference he attended over the weekend when in fact he has not left the hospital.

Normal people, too, sometimes have a tendency to confabulate; rather than admitting. Ease the patient to the floor, if possible Loosen constrictive clothing Push aside any furniture that may injure the patient during the seizure If the patient in in bed, remove the pillows and raise all side rails In an aura precedes the seizure, insert an oral airway Neurological rehabilitation (rehab) is a doctor-supervised program designed for people with diseases, injury, or disorders of the nervous system.

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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a well-established therapy for patients experiencing acute severe cardiac and/or respiratory failure. Unfortunately, despite noteworthy improvements in patient selection, technology, and multidisciplinary team management, significant complications are still common.

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fills the gap between guidelines and primary studies as well as between primary and secondary scientific medical literature summarizes the most recent and. will pinpoint the problem and trigger a management plan. No, our response should be to listen and think, question and think, examine and think, all the time trying to match what the patient is telling us, and the physical signs that we are elicit-ing, with the common patterns of neurological malfunction described in this chapter.

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