About This Chapter
Neurological Assessments - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this online chapter enable you to fully comprehend and evaluate various neurological assessments. Review them anytime via any computer or mobile device to enhance your comprehension of neurological tests and neuropsychological assessment limitations. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam are available to assess your grasp of these concepts. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe the limitations of neuropsychological assessments
- Explain the important of neurological tests
- Assess additional topics related to neurological assessments
1. Neurological Tests of Major Importance
This lesson will talk about how altered states of consciousness are assessed in individuals with serious brain trauma. We will also discuss two signs that may indicate meningitis in a patient.
2. Limitations of Neuropsychological Assessments
Psychological disorders that spring from a brain problem are diagnosed with neuropsychological tests. But, how accurate are those tests? We'll look at some of the limitations and issues surrounding neuropsychological assessments.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.