Psychiatrist on Neurology Reading Assignments

I. How to do the neurologic exam


II. Examination of coma and psychogenic unresponsiveness.

Read the following chapters from Plum and Posner's Diagnosis of Stupor and Coma, which is available electronically from the USA Biomedical Library. (Direct chapter links are not available.)

  • Chapter 2: Examination of the comatose patient
  • Chapter 6: Psychogenic unresponsiveness


III. Readings from Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology

This textbook is available electronically, through the USA Biomedical library. The required chapters and their direct links are provided below.


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