Neurological assessment

So your patient has neuropathy – only sensation loss? So what? Comprehensive neurological assessment; what it means and related complications, supported by case examples of the impact that neuropathy has on clinical outcomes from dry skin to foot ulceration.

Learning outcomes:

  • What is neuropathy and why does it lead to such significant complications
  • Understand what makes up a neurological assessment
  • Review the different types of neurological tests
  • Be aware of sensory, motor and autonomic neuropathy
  • Understand what other tests can be used in assessment
  • Understand when to refer on
  • Understand what services and pathways are available

Tuesday 29 October 2019

12:50 - 13:30

Foot & Wound

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Speakers

Fatima Cassim
Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Imperial College Healthcare
Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust