Tests and Procedures in Neurology
An introduction to some of the tests and procedures neurologists use to diagnosis neurological conditions.
How Doctors Diagnose Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Guillain-Barré is a potentially dangerous syndrome with weakness that spreads up the body. Learn more about how doctors can tell if you have this disorder.
Diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis can cause life threatening weakness, but responds well to treatment. In order to treat the disease, though, first the diagnosis must be confirmed. Here are some techniques used by neurologists to investigate myasthenia gravis.
Problems with the autonomic nervous system can lead to several complaints including dizziness, cold insensitivity, nausea and more. There are many different tests that explore dysautonomia.
Confirmatory Tests for Brain Death
Like any other form of death, brain death can usually be diagnosed at the bedside by a qualified physician. Under some conditions, though, additional testing is called for. Learn more about those additional tests and when they might be needed.