Brief Neurological Examination

Brief Neuro Exam

1.  Coordination – pat physician’s hand with rapidly alternating hands or feet.  Romberg (a proprioceptive test, not a cerebellar test!).  Gait.
2.  Strength – grip and dorsi- and plantarflexion.
3.  Sensation – vibration and light touch on all 4 extremities.  Symmetric?
4.  CNs:  EOM, confrontation, pupils, close eyes, whistle, extend tongue, nuchal rigidity.
5.  Reflexes:  4 extremities and Babinski.
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