Chapter 7. Examination of the Nervous System

  1. Carol Lynn Cox PhD, MSc, MA Ed, PG Dip Ed, BSc (Hons), RN, ENB1,
  2. Robert Turner MD, FRCP2 and
  3. Roger Blackwood MA, FRCP3

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch7

Physical Assessment for Nurses

Physical Assessment for Nurses

How to Cite

Cox, C. L., Turner, R. and Blackwood, R. (eds) (2004) Examination of the Nervous System, in Physical Assessment for Nurses, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Nursing, Advanced Clinical Practice, City University - St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, and Honorary Consultant Physician at Hammersmith Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105903

Online ISBN: 9780470774687

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Keywords:

  • examination of nervous system;
  • seizure;
  • migraine;
  • witness description;
  • cranial nerves

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mental Function

  • Orientation

  • Skull and Spine

  • Cranial Nerves

  • Limbs and Trunk

  • Summary of Common Illnesses

  • References