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FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY

EVALUATING PATIENTS FOR NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE: TOWARD A TIMELY DIAGNOSIS AND/OR REFERRAL

Assessing muscle weakness in your patient can help you arrive at a conditional diagnosis or make a detailed referral to the appropriate specialist.

Watch as neuromuscular specialist Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky demonstrates the steps to perform a focused physical exam for a patient presenting with weakness.

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Chapter 1:

neurological examination

Chapter 2:

cranial nerves

Chapter 3:

motor examination

Chapter 4:

reflexes, sensory exam and gait

Chapter 5:

examination conclusions

References

* Fictitious patient.

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