15.7 Neurological Problems

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Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy
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Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy

Diagnosis and management of cerebral palsy, including recognising signs in infants...

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

A carer's account is valuable when assessing the acutely confused.

Epilepsy - Clinical review
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Epilepsy - Clinical review

How to identify, assess and manage epilepsy, and differentiate it from other neurological...

Clinical Review: Transient ischaemic attack

Clinical Review: Transient ischaemic attack

The WHO definition of TIA is based on a clinical diagnosis with focal neurological...

Red flag symptoms: Hallucinations
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Red flag symptoms: Hallucinations

Hallucinations are often thought to be manifestations of psychiatric disease, but...

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Symptoms of tremor may be physiological or pathological and can display varying degrees...

Clinical Review: Delirium
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Clinical Review: Delirium

The term 'delirium' was first used as early as the first century AD to describe mental...

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

It is essential to elucidate any preceding symptoms.

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Know when urgent admission is needed and how to take a thorough history.

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains how to spot serious causes of dizziness.

Clinical Review: Motor neurone disease

Clinical Review: Motor neurone disease

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a devastating illness causing progressive muscle paralysis...

Practices to earn £55 per extra patient diagnosed with dementia
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Practices to earn £55 per extra patient diagnosed with dementia

Practices signed up to an enhanced service are to be offered £55 per extra patient...

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