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The Neurologic Examination 

The Neurologic Examination
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The Neurologic Examination
Author(s):

Andrea C. Adams

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190206895.003.0001
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date: 22 October 2019

The neurologic examination is the most important part of the evaluation of a patient who has neurologic symptoms or disease. The information obtained from the history and physical examination is needed to generate a differential diagnosis, to select the appropriate diagnostic tests, and to initiate appropriate therapy.

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