General Approach to History and

Examination 1-31 Nervous system - history and examination 2-4

Conscious level assessment 5

Higher cerebral function 7-8

Cranial nerve examination 9-18

- upper limbs 19-23

- trunk 24

- lower limbs 25-27

- posture and gait 28 Examination of the unconscious patient 29-30

The neurological observation chart 31


Investigations of the Central and

Peripheral Nervous Systems 33-62

Skull X-ray 34 Computerised tomography (CT)

scanning 35-38

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 39-41

Ultrasound 42

Angiography 43-45

Radionuclide imaging 46^18

Electroencephalography (EEG) 49

Intracranial pressure monitoring 50-51

Evoked potentials 52-53

Lumbar puncture 54

Cerebrospinal fluid 55 Electromyography/nerve conduction studies 56-59

Neuro-otological tests 60-62


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