Management of Neurologic Diseases

  • Authors: David M. Simpson, MD; Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Patients presenting with suspected neurologic conditions should be referred to a neurologist
  • Diagnostic testing should focus on the leading differential diagnoses
  • Common diagnostic studies include neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, blood tests, CSF examination, electroencephalography, and nerve conduction studies and electromyography

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