Neuro-ophthalmology at the bedside : a clinical guide

  • Neuro-ophthalmological signs and symptoms are common in the emergency department but are a frequent source of diagnostic uncertainties. However, neuro-ophthalmological signs often allow a precise neuro-topographical localization of the clinical problem. A practical concept is presented how to perform a neuro-ophthalmological examination at the bedside and to interpret key findings under the aspect of emergency medicine with limited resources.

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Author:Josef Georg Heckmann, Ivana Vachalova, Christoph J. G. Lang, Susanne Pitz
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Parent Title (English):Journal of neurosciences in rural practice
Publisher:Medknow Publ.
Place of publication:Mumbai
Document Type:Article
Year of Completion:2018
Date of first Publication:2018/08/29
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2018/11/27
Tag:Blurred vision; Horner's syndrome; diplopia; headache; neuro-ophthalmological examination; neurological emergencies
Page Number:16
First Page:561
Last Page:573
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Institutes:Medizin / Medizin
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 61 Medizin und Gesundheit / 610 Medizin und Gesundheit
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