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Then ask the patient to protrude the tongue. 8. • • THE MOTOR SYSTEM The examination should start by simply observing the patient. Important information may be obtained through observing the patient during history taking. Is the patient not moving one side of the body? Was the patient unstable when sitting in the chair? The formal examination should be started by assessing the nature of the patient’s gait and should then proceed to bedside examination of the motor system. • • at rest and are also a feature of lower motor neuron disorders.
Passively flex and extend the knee at varying speeds, supporting both the upper leg and the foot. • With the patient’s legs extended on the couch, place your hand under the patient’s knee and quickly lift the knee about 15 cm. The foot will normally stay on the bed as the knee is flexed. If tone is increased, the foot may jump up with the lower leg and if tone is decreased the limb will feel lax and slightly heavier than normal. ‘Clonus’ describes the rhythmic unidirectional contractions evoked by a sudden passive stretch of a muscle.
3) Microbiology (Fig. 4) Cerebrospinal fluid findings (see Ch. 31) For each test, normal ranges are given, with neurological differential diagnoses for high and low values. NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS Electroencephalography Electroencephalography (EEG) measures electrical potentials generated by the neurons lying underneath an electrode on the scalp, and compares these with recordings from either a reference electrode or a neighbouring electrode. The normal trace is symmetrical, and therefore asymmetries, as well as specific abnormalities, may indicate an underlying disorder.