Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 18

Neuropsychological thinking at everyday clinical practice

Satoru Motomura, M.D., Ph.D.1)

1)Neurology Department, Yukuhashi Memorial Hospital

In this paper, at first I noted the way how to pick up the neuropsychological signs and symptoms during routine neurological examination, and their diagnostic power. Second, I presented the clinical approach for dementia. Medical history should be obtained from both patients themselves and their caregivers. Examination of daily living activities and behavioral and psychological symptoms are necessary as well as neuropsychological examination.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 54: 1089|1091, 2014)
key words: neurologic examination, neuropsychology, dementia

(Received: 23-May-14)