Neurology

Basic Science

  • Embryology
  • Upper limb neuroanatomy
  • Lowe limb neuroanatomy
  • Cranial nerve anatomy
  • Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia
  • Sensory fibres and pathways
  • Motor fibres and pathways
  • Autonomic fibres and pathways
  • Hearing
  • Sight
  • Intracranial pressure

Neurophysiology

Core Clinical Problems/Presenting Problems

  • Headache and Facial Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fits, Faints, Funny turns
  • Confusion and Amnesia
  • Weakness
  • Sensory Disturbance (Loss of sensation, altered sensation, pain)
  • Abnormal Movements (Tremor, Jerks and other abnormal movements)
  • Abnormal perception
  • Balance Problems and Ataxia
  • Abnormal Gait
  • Speech/Language disturbance
  • Visual disturbance
  • Hearing disturbance
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysarthria
  • Incontinence
  • Personality change/Mood disturbance (Psychiatric disorders also)
  • Sleep disturbance

Clinical Skills

  • Neurological examination
    • Motor
    • Sensation
    • Cranial nerves
    • Cerebellum
  • (CT and MRI Head Interpretation)
  • Lumbar puncture

Neurological Disorders/Conditions etc

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