About this title: Within the neurologic examination, every resident and neurologist performs the mental status exam. Dr. Misulis has written a clinically oriented, portable reference for diagnosing and treating patients with problems such as coma, stupor, encephalopathy, delirium, or dementia. Each section includes a brief discussion of physiology so that the reader can grasp the series of pathologic events that led to mental changes.
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.