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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Dr Sylvia Mbugua, a consultant neurologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital, said while headaches are hereditary sometimes, patients should always look out for triggers.
'The number of neurologists in Pakistan has increased from two during the early 1980s to more than 200 in the country.
He told that ten Neurologists came from America, Canada, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Singapore and Dubai informed about the modern ways of diagnosis and treatment methods of various diseases through hands-on workshop.
He also advised neurologists to apply for stoke units grants, fellowships opportunities by fulfilling criteria of Pakistan Society of Neurology.
"His brain is still developing so to see a neurologist now is so important.
"The collected amount will then go to the neurologist's pocket, his own pocket and maybe the hospital will get their share--fair share," he further said.
Some may not be addressed by a neurologist; maybe the patient should go to an endocrinologist because of a thyroid problem," said Dr.
He recommended a neurologist. On our way home I suggested that we go see my neurologist, Pia Banico, at the Makati Medical Center.
According to the union, the availability of a neurologist at the assistant director level at the Nicosia general hospital violate a past agreement between Pasyki, UCY's medical school and the Ministry of Health.
This is the second appointment of a full-time neurologist for the LGH, after Dr Aaron De Souza accepted a position earlier this year.
Atlantic Health System paramedics responding to neurological emergencies used an InTouch Xpress device -- a portable unit with a high-definition camera, microphone and screen -- allowing video communication with a stroke neurologist who performed a neurological evaluation of the patient while in-transit to the emergency department.
To assess whether the use of IVT in postresidency practice was dependent on IVT administration during residency, we dichotomized the responses of frequency of IVT administration to "never prescribed IVT" and "prescribed IVT as a neurologist." Chi-square test was employed to assess whether the frequency of IVT administration as a neurologist was influenced by the experience of IVT administration during residency.