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  Neurology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neurologists are responsible for diagnosing and treating all of the above conditions, except for surgical interventions, which fall into the responsibility of neurosurgeons, and in some cases interventional neuroradiologists.
In some countries, additional legal responsibilities of a neurologist include making a finding of brain death when it is suspected that a patient is deceased, and filing the necessary paperwork for issuance of a death certificate.
In a 2002 review article in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Professor Joseph B. Martin, Dean of Harvard Medical School and a neurologist by training, wrote that 'the separation of the two categories is arbitrary, often influenced by beliefs rather than proven scientific observations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Neurologist   (599 words)

  
 Neurologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A neurologist is a physician who is specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic diseases.
Heshmat Majlessi Neurologist in Marlow Heights, MD, serving the Washington DC suburbs.
Neurologist Professor Adrian C Williams MD FRCP, from the University of Birmingham shares details about his practice.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Neurologist.html   (189 words)

  
 What Is A Neurologist? - neurologychannel
A neurologist is a medical doctor or osteopath who has trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.
Neurologists perform neurological examinations of the nerves of the head and neck; muscle strength and movement; balance, ambulation, and reflexes; and sensation, memory, speech, language, and other cognitive abilities.
Certification by the American Board of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists requires a high degree of competency in the practice of neurology at the time of certification.
www.neurologychannel.com /aneurologist.shtml   (334 words)

  
 The Brain Matters: Working With Your Doctor
A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system.
A neurologist's training includes an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school, a one-year internship, and three years of specialized training.
For example, a neurologist may act in a consulting role for conditions such as stroke, concussion, or headache.
www.thebrainmatters.org /index.cfm?key=1.2.1   (665 words)

  
 ABPN - What is a board-certified neurologist?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Patients can be assured that an ABPN board-certified neurologist or child neurologist has been certified as having special skills and knowledge to diagnose and treat specific problems and to medically manage the care of chronic neurologic problems.
The neurologist must pass a day-long written examination covering knowledge of the basic sciences as well as the clinical science of neurology and child neurology.
The neurologist must pass an oral examination which includes observation of the history-taking and physical examination skills of the neurologist with an actual patient.
www.abpn.com /geninfo/what_neurologist.html   (412 words)

  
 Rocky Mountain Neurology Home Page
A neurologist's educational background and medical training includes an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school, a one-year internship and three years of specialized training in neurology.
For example, a neurologist will diagnose and treat a neurological disorder and then advise the primary care physician managing the patient's overall health.
Neurologists treat disorders of the nervous system, brain, spinal cord, nerves, muscles and pain.
www.rockymountainneurology.com   (252 words)

  
 CodeBlueBlog: CodeBlueBlog Issues $100,000 Challenge to Terri Schiavo Neurologist Experts
I'm sure that many neurologists would be just as critical of your ability to describe state of consciousness in a patient as you have been of their ability to read films.
Why neurologists are willing to be interviewed in such a public and potentially exploitive way is beyond me. Perhaps their comments that despite the damage they see, they cannot diagnose someone by that one slice, are being edited out of the interiews.
The point is that neurologists put their judgement concerning imaging on the line all the time, which is exactly the opposite of what you claim in your post.
codeblueblog.blogs.com /codeblueblog/2005/03/codeblueblog_is.html   (12319 words)

  
 MS Ireland - Living with MS - Staying Healthy - Health Care Team - Neurologist
A neurologist is a medical doctor specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders of the brain, nervous systems and muscles.
Neurologists are generally asked to see people who have symptoms that might relate to the nervous system.
Their initial role is to identify which part of the nervous system is affected and to determine the nature of the dysfunction.
www.ms-society.ie /team/neurologist.html   (353 words)

  
 Neurologist Cranford confronted Scarborough, MS ... [Media Matters]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ronald Cranford, one of the two neurologists selected by Michael Schiavo to examine Terri Schiavo pursuant to an October 2001 appellate court mandate.
Four neurologists at the hospital where she was has said she's carried a diagnosis of vegetative state for 12 years.
Every neurologist that examined her, except for Dr. [William] Hammesfahr [a neurologist selected by Terri Schiavo's parents], who is a charlatan, has said she is in vegetative state.
www.mediamatters.org /items/200503290005   (1249 words)

  
 Southwest Neurology, P.A., Rockwall, Texas, Dr. Walter Taylor, neurologist - Welcome
He treats each patient as a partner in the treatment of his or her own neurological condition, and patient education is central to his practice.
A neurologist is a special physician who is highly trained to treat disorders of the nervous system.
Neurologists may serve as consultants to other physicians as well as provide direct care to patients with neurological disorders.
www.southwestneurology.com   (204 words)

  
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Neurologist: The neurologist is a specially trained physician who diagnoses and treats disorders in the nervous system, whether caused by disease or injury.
Neurologist or Neurosurgeon — neurology — diseases/disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
NEUROLOGIST A doctor specializing in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders and diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.
www.peakdoctor.org /neurologist.htm   (9071 words)

  
 PEREZ ON MEDICINE: The Neurologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Historically, their tools have been the percussion hammer for knee jerks, the vibrating fork for bone conduction, and the pins for determining whether the patient is numb or faking it.
Polyneuropathy, neuroprexia, amyotrophia, and encephalopathy are just some of the hard-to-pronounce words neurologists typically love to let casually roll from their tongues.
No doubt the doctor peering into the centaur's skull is about to pronounce the poor fool as suffering from anencephaly.
www.nlm.nih.gov /exhibition/perez/neurologist.html   (147 words)

  
 Rear ended by semi- confused by neurologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I was referred to a pain doctor for epidural shots, therapy(two 6 week sessions), and a neurologist.
I was referred to the neurologist for the 3rd time and he diagnosed cervical radiculitis and said I had no reflex left in my arms and and was scheduling an anterior cervical discectomy after another MRI.
She also told me the neurologist said I should not be seeing the chiropractor.
www.whiplash101.com /NewDisc82299/_NewDisc/000021ad.htm   (359 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Neurologist
Along with treating all of the above disorders, the responsibilities of a neurologist include making a finding of Brain death is defined as a complete and irreversible cessation of brain activity.
Absence of apparent brain function is not enough; evidence needs to be available that the condition is irreversible.
This is a list of the most important neurologists, with their dates of birth and death and nationality.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Neurologist   (3795 words)

  
 Neurologist
Neurologists examine, diagnose and treat neurological diseases and disorders, preparing and reviewing case histories and obtaining data through interviews.
The Neurologist manages neurological services - formulating plans and procedures for neurological services, scheduling the use of diagnostic and treatment facilities, and assigning nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and medical technicians.
Other responsibilities include coordinating neurological services with other medical activities, instructing interns and residents in neurological techniques, and supervising medical technicians in operation of electroencephalographic apparatus and other neurological diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
www.afrotc.com /careers/jobsearch/category/medicine/44NX.htm   (233 words)

  
 MS Ireland - News & Events - Neurologist - Press Release
This is great news for the MS Society, which has long been involved in the battle for improved services in the area.
Further to this good news, Dr. Ashling Ryan is commencing work as locum neurologist with CUH for a period of 3 to 6 months, during which time the permanent post will be advertised.
Of course, while all this is cause for celebration for the South, it must be remembered that neurological services for the residents of our northern counties is still woefully inadequate.
www.ms-society.ie /news/june.html   (222 words)

  
 Neurologist Resource Web Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An eminent neurologist who evaluated Terri Schiavo for the Florida state He noted that in a previous examination by a neurologist, the patient appeared
A neurologist is a special type of physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system.
During 1998, she was evaluated by Dr. James Barnhill, neurologist, who testified that he examined her for ten minutes and determined that she had no chance
www.murraycalder.ca /neurologist.html   (257 words)

  
 Neurologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is a must read for anyone who has tested positive for HIV,has aids,or knows anyone who are in either of these situations.
Since not being a specialist the majority of the reading takes me to a better place of understanding from the chapter on demyelinating diseases to craniospinal trauma.
If you're feeling disconnected from the world, it might not be because of your mood; you could be a temporal lobe epileptic.
www.freeglossary.com /Neurologist   (235 words)

  
 Living With Epilepsy (short story) by Stacey Chillemi on AuthorsDen
At the age of eighteen, my seizures were well under control and my neurologist gave me permission to drive a car feeling that my safety was no longer in jeopardy or that could endanger someone's life while driving.
The neurologist was unable to tell if the seizures were coming from left frontal or the left temporal part of the brain.
When I told my neurologist how I was feeling and the few seizures I was still having monthly he decided to try to combine the Oxcarbazepine with another medication.
www.authorsden.com /visit/viewShortStory.asp?AuthorID=9920&id=15995   (9093 words)

  
 What Is A Neurological Exam? - neurologychannel
When speech and language are tested, the examiner listens to the character of the speech, the fluency (smoothness of speech), and the patient’s ability to understand and carry out simple or complex commands, and to read and write.
The neurologist strokes or scratches, heel-to-toe, the outer side of the sole of the foot and in patients over the age of 2, the toes normally curl downward in response.
The neurologist may ask patients to move their finger from their nose to the neurologist’s finger, going back and forth from nose to finger, touching the tip of each.
www.neurologychannel.com /neuroexam.shtml   (1282 words)

  
 AAN | Professionals & Members | Home
The program is designed to train selected neurologists and neurology residents to be effective advocates for their profession and their patients at the local, state, and national levels.
Demographics and practice characteristics of the AAN membership are outlined in the new publication Neurologists 2004.
The Neurologist and Patient Safety, an article by Thomas Glick, MD, Chair of the Patient Safety Subcommittee, covers the current status of evidence and opinion on patient safety in neurology.
www.aan.com   (1338 words)

  
 Neurology - Better Solutions to All Your Problems - Community Message Board at Skincareindia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dr OC Cockerell MD FRCP - Consultant neurologist, is lead consultant and Associate Clinical Director for Medical Neurosciences at the regional centre for London and East of England at Barts and the Royal London NHS Trust.
Gary E. Cordingley, M.D., Neurologist - Provides neurolgical services to Athens and the rest of southeastern Ohio, and also performs diagnostic testing with electromyography and nerve conduction studies.
Neurologist - Professor Adrian C Williams MD FRCP, from the University of Birmingham shares details about his practice.
www.skincareindia.com /special/cat.asp?/Health/Medicine/Medical_Specialties/Neurology/Neurologists   (2956 words)

  
 icWales - Neurologist denies misconduct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The neurologist is said to have regularly asked his female patients to strip to their underwear during examinations and made inappropriate remarks.
Ms Poulet told the panel that Dr Phillips, who was a consultant neurologist at Walter Road, Swansea, had examined one patient - known only as JD - in 1990, who suffered from epilepsy and had been charged with shoplifting.
She later described the neurologist as "creepy" to her mother.
icwales.icnetwork.co.uk /0100news/0200wales/tm_objectid=16182513%26method=full%26siteid=50082%26headline=neurologist%2ddenies%2dmisconduct-name_page.html   (778 words)

  
 Neurologist
Form and Function in the Brain and Spinal Cord : Perspectives of a Neurologist (Issues in Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology)
Preserve your Love for Science : Life of William A Hammond, American Neurologist (Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine)
Neurologists characterize more of their headaches as migraines.(Pain Medicine) : An article from: Clinical Psychiatry News
www.plebius.org /encyclopedia.php?term=Neurologist   (96 words)

  
 Physician Employment - nephrologist, nephrology, neurologist, neurology, neurosurgeon, neurosurgery, ob/gyn, ob-gyn, ...
Neurologist — OR - Well established solo neurologist seeks BC/BE adult or child neurologist with training in Electrodiagnostic studies to join busy practice with partnership potential.
Neurologist — TN - Outstanding practice position available in metro Tennessee for an Epilepsy trained neurologist.
Neurologist — TN - MSG in central Tennessee is seeking a Neurologist.
www.arrowone.com /Opsno.htm   (2756 words)

  
 Berkeley Parents Network: Kaiser Neurologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I asked a friend of mine who did her residency at Kaiser which neurologist she'd recommend.
I was feeling a bit scared about it, as no doubt you are about your spot, and I found Amgott-Kwan to be kind, intelligent, accessible, with an appropriate sense of humor and a willingness to explain everything I needed to have explained.
The opinions and statements expressed on this website are those of parents who subscribe to the Berkeley Parents Network.
parents.berkeley.edu /recommend/medical/Kaiser/neurologist.html   (172 words)

  
 Neurologists in Cambridge, Massachusetts (MA) - See Neurologist Background, Neurologist Experience, Neurologists' ...
HealthGrades’ neurologist reports offer an efficient, low-cost method of finding and researching neurologists to ensure you are receiving the highest quality care.
A neurologist is a specialist in disorders of the nervous system.
A neurologist may serve as a consultant to other physicians or provide long-term care to patients with chronic neurological disorders.
www.doctor-quality-reports.com /neurology/Massachusetts/cambridge.htm   (156 words)

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