15.7 Neurological Problems

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Draft NICE neurological advice could benefit 34m GP consultations

Draft NICE neurological advice could benefit 34m GP consultations

NICE has launched draft guidance to support GPs in treating patient with neurological...

Multiple sclerosis: clinical review
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Multiple sclerosis: clinical review

This article, updated by Dr Wallace Brownlee, discusses how to make a diagnosis of...

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.

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