15.7 Neurological Problems

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Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

Red flag symptoms: Headaches in children

The causes of headache in children and how to assess them to make decisions about...

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

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

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs are being forced to play the main role in caring for patients with late-stage...

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NICE has launched draft guidance to support GPs in treating patient with neurological...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

Multiple sclerosis: clinical review

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

Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy

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

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

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

Clinical Review: Delirium

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

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