Special Tests for Neurologic Examination, by Scifers, James
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- ISBN: 9781556427978 | 1556427972
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/3/2008
Ideal for students and clinicians to access quick clinical information,Special Tests for Neurologic Examinationoffers invaluable evaluation and assessment tips and techniques for neurologic conditions commonly found in patients. Organized in an easy-to-use format, this book is the perfect guide for practicing clinical skills and reviewing for licensure and certification examinations. Dr. James R. Scifers describes and illustrates special tests for the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine. This resource provides performance criteria for each special test, important information on specificity and sensitivity, and valuable references for further investigation. Inside yours"ll find: bull; Techniques for dermatome, myotome, reflex screening, and concussion testing bull; Examples of various concussion grading scales and neuropsychological tests bull; Special design that facilitates use of the book as a user-friendly study guide and quick clinical reference bull; Data on test specificity and sensitivity to assist clinicians in determining the value and strength of various clinical examination procedures bull; Additional resources for further study and exploration A facilitative and comprehensive approach to learning, practicing, and reviewing neurologic special tests makesSpecial Tests for Neurologic Examinationa must-have for students and clinicians alike. With a focus on commonly used evaluative procedures for differentiating and diagnosing neurologic disorders, the book serves as a valuable companion to the popular Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination.