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Neurological Assessment

Neurological Assessment :-

6 Aspects

1. Mental Status Examination
2. Functions of cranial nerves
3. Motor functions.
4. Cerebellar Functions.
5. Sensory Functions.
6. Reflex.

1. Mental Status Examination :-

General Appearance : Conscious, Unconcious, Semi-Concious.
                                    Coherent, in coherent.
                                    Shivering, Ataxia.

Language : When you collect history.
                    oriented to language.

State of consciousness : Concious, Semi Concious, Un concious.
Orientation : Time, Place, Person, Situation.
Memory : Immediate, Recent, Remote.
 Attention span : Ask the patient to read the newspaper.
Calculation : Give simple calculation
Ex : Count in order and reverse ( 0-10, 10-0, )

Mood Affects : Hyper or hypoactive, Presence / absence of mind,
                          agitation, Anger, Denial.
Thought : Illusion, Delusion, Hallucination.

2. Functions of Cranial Nerves :-
 Either lay down or sit

i) Olfactory : Smell - Sensory nerve 

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