So, if your idea of hell is being asked to examine the neuro system, then this video might help.
First up is Jen, one of our excellent junior doctors. I asked her to do a motor exam of the upper limbs. We skipped sensory as it is really, really, really boring and rarely that helpful.
Jen does a good job and picks up all the key points.
I just think it could be better so barged in in my usual fashion and took over. Watch how I do it and what I hope you’ll see is that it is quicker and a little simpler. Don’t forget, I am a neurologist, so should be better at this than you.
There are some more top tips on neuro examination here.
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