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.