Family Medicine pp 1496-1510 | Cite as

Neurosurgical Disorders

  • E. Scott Medley
  • Joseph C. Cauthen


Although the family physician is not expected to manage the patient with a significant developmental abnormality of the central nervous system (CNS), he should be able to recognize these abnormalities, to make early referral to a neurosurgeon, and to coordinate the care of affected children. Some of these abnormalities are described briefly below.


Spinal Cord Injury Head Injury Family Physician Subdural Hematoma Brain Abscess 
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  • E. Scott Medley
  • Joseph C. Cauthen

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