Neurologic Examination in Rehabilitation

David A. Gelber, MD Neurorehabilitation p. 449-461 June 2011, Vol.17, No.3 doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000399066.31449.c5
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The focus of the neurologic examination of the patient with rehabilitation needs is on determining deficits that impair functional recovery and identifying a patient's ability to carry out certain tasks. This article discusses the "team concept" of rehabilitation and the roles of each of the team members, including the rehabilitation physician. The article also reviews the aspects of the neurologic examination as they specifically relate to the patient undergoing rehabilitation.

Address correspondence to Dr David A. Gelber, Springfield Clinic, 801 North 1st St, Springfield, IL 62702, [email protected].

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Gelber receives personal compensation for record review and expert witness testimony.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Gelber reports no disclosure.

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