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To Complete my Examination... Neuro upper limb To complete my examination I would like to

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Test [vibration,] pain and temperature sensation

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Complete a vascular examination

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Complete a full neurological examination, including the cranial nerves, lower limbs and gait examinations

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Assess the patient's autonomic function by doing a lying-standing blood pressure and asking about problems such as urinary retention, constipation and sexual dysfunction

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Assess the patient's functional ability by asking them to write, do up buttons, open their wallet, walk or climb stairs, and ask about falls

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Take a full history and a collateral history

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Assess the patient's cognitive ability and mood using the Beck Depression Score or PHQ9 and GPCOG or Montreal Cognitive Assessment

Neuro lower limb To complete my examination I would like to

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Test [vibration,] pain and temperature sensation

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Examine the sensation of the genitalia and perineal area and sphincter tone and palpate for a large hard bladder to the umbilicus as may be seen in urinary retention due a neuropathic bladder

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Complete a vascular examination

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Complete a full neurological examination, including the cranial nerves and upper limbs examinations

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Assess the patient's autonomic nervous system status by doing a lyingstanding blood pressure and asking about autonomic problems such as urinary retention, constipation and sexual dysfunction

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Assess the patient's functional ability by asking them to write, do up buttons, open their wallet, walk or climb stairs

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