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Focused Neuro Exam for a Patient with Falls

Video Description: 

This video will instruct medical students and post graduate trainees on how to perform a thorough neurological examination when assessing an older adult with falls. It stresses examination technique as well as tools used in the assessment as a demonstration using a simulated patient encounter in a clinical setting. The objectives of this neurologic exam in assessing falls are:

1. Develop an understanding of the terminology and tools used to assess neurologic function in older adults.

2. Recognize symptoms which suggest neurologic dysfunction in relation to falls in older adults.

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Submitted by amlanbhattacharjee on

EXCELLENT

Submitted by ksteele823 on

insightful

Submitted by denny.simon on

Good review