Physio Finds: Does Your Bedside Neurological Examination for Suspected Peripheral Neuropathies Measure Up?

Physio Finds May

Neurological testing is a vital step for screening, diagnosing, and managing peripheral neuropathies. However, the types of testing done and how this testing is performed vary considerably. This interesting article “advocates for better use of the neurological examination within a clinical reasoning framework”, despite the constraints imposed by the lack of research in this field. The authors of this piece aim to:

 “Challenge widely held ideas about how the results of neurological examinations for peripheral neuropathies are interpreted and how the examinations are performed in practice”

- Taken from the abstract

Want to read more? You can find the full text of this article here.


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