The Neurological History
The neurological history and examination are complementary. The first provides the information on which hypotheses concerning the general classification and course of the disorder are built; the second, the localizing anatomy of the lesion or lesions. In some conditions the history is so typical that virtually the entire diagnosis can be based on this information. A systematic approach to obtaining the history will permit data acquisition with the greatest efficiency and with the least possibility of omitting important facts (Table 2-1).
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