Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook For Assessment - by Peter J. Snyder, Paul D. Nussbaum, Diana L. Robins

By Peter J. Snyder, Paul D. Nussbaum, Diana L. Robins

A realistic reference resource for neuropsychologists, interns, and trainees operating in hospitals, with over a hundred quick-reference tables, lists, diagrams, pictures, and choice bushes.

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For example, several hours of FT will likely affect a patient's performance on testing that occurs immediately afterward. II. THE PROGRESS NOTE The progress note serves as a more immediately accessible summary of the most salient points of the evaluation. , attending physician) sufficient information regarding the implications of the evaluation so that appropriate care can be provided. Because the progress note functions as a brief summary of the neuropsychological evaluation, it should be written as soon after the evaluation takes place as is reasonably possible.

The first is that information will become accessible more quickly and be available to a greater number of health care professionals. In addition, search engines will allow for a more interactive experience between the medical staff and the medical chart. For instance, algorithms designed to seek out and compare information within the chart will be able to offer "suggestions" as to what type of antidepressant should be used based on information about the patient's current medications, sleep and eating habits, response to a similar class of drugs taken in the past, diagnoses, and so on.

Affect appropriate. Names presidents back to Carter easily, registers three out of three complex objects and recalls them at 5 minutes. Proverbs and serial sevens intact. Digit span six or seven numbers forward and backward. Cranial nerves are intact (pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation; extraocular muscles intact; face, gag, and palate elevation symmetrical; facial sensation intact in all divisions of cranial nerve V), and fundi are benign. Strength is 5/5 with normal tone and bulk.

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