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Medical: 5

Neurology: 3 ═══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════ ═══════════════════════════

DECLARATIVE

  • I.

    Introduction

    • A.

      Epidemiology

      • 1.

        Incidence

      • 2.

        Mortality/ morbidity

      • 3.

        Risk factors

      • 4.

        Prevention strategies

      • 5.

        Anatomy and physiology review

II.

General system pathophysiology, assessment and management

  • A.

    Physiology

    • 1.

      Alterations in cognitive systems

    • 2.

      Alterations in cerebral homeostasis

    • 3.

      Alterations in motor control

    • 4.

      Central nervous system disorders

      • a.

        Trauma

      • b.

        Cerebrovascular disorders

      • c.

        Tumors

      • d.

        Infection

      • e.

        Inflammation

      • f.

        Degenerative diseases

      • g.

        Hydrocephalus

    • 5.

      Peripheral nervous system disorders

    • 6.

      Neuromuscular junction disorders

  • B.

    Assessment findings

1.

History

  • a.

    General health

  • b.

    Previous medical conditions

  • c.

    Medications

  • d.

    Previous experience with complaint

  • e.

    Time of onset

  • f.

    Seizure activity

2.

Physical

a. b .

General appearance Assess for level of consciousness

    • (1)

      Mood

    • (2)

      Thought

    • (3)

      Perceptions

    • (4)

      Judgment

    • (5)

      Memory and attention

  • c.

    Speech

  • d.

    Skin

  • e.

    Posture and gait

  • f.

    Vital signs

    • (1)

      Hypertension

    • (2)

      Hypotension

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