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Neurological monitoring 

Neurological monitoring
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Neurological monitoring
Author(s):

Sheila K. Adam

and Sue Osborne

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199215904.003.07
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date: 26 June 2022

Neurological assessment 128

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Clinical observation is the most sensitive measure of neurological function (Table 7.1).

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