neurologist


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neurologist

[nu̇′räl·ə·jəst]
(medicine)
A person versed in neurology, usually a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system and the study of its functioning.
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We're thrilled to have such an eminent neurologist leading our UK Parkinson's Excellence Network.
Ismail Khatri, Consultant Neurologist and Stroke Specialist at King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, said there was dire need to establish stroke inpatient units in Pakistan.
Willis reported that 57% of newly diagnosed Parkinson's patients saw a neurologist at any time during the 48- month period in which neurologist en counter rates were calculated.
There's the ideal MS team, which always centers on a neurologist experienced in MS and an MS nurse.
The Association of British Neurologists (ABN) are holding their annual meeting at the ECHO Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool.
Sweden, which has 14,000 sufferers, has 400 neurologists, while the Czech Republic with 13,000 patients has 335.
If the AAN's grievance committee determines that the neurologist violated its witness guidelines, a hearing panel may take disciplinary action.
3) Neurologist David Buchholz says minimizing ``triggers,'' which can include stress, caffeine and citrus fruits, will prevent headaches.
There are 11 consultant neurologists in Wales - that's one neurologist to more than 1,800 epilespy sufferers and one consultant to 270,000 people - the worst ratio in Europe.
Training a consultant neurologist adds another 10 years to the seven years a doctor must train to qualify costing a total in excess of pounds 500,000.
Most patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with brain-related disorders, such as stroke, epilepsy, meningitis and encephalitis will never be seen by a neurologist, the ABN report found.