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Course director

Dr. Endre PÁL (pal.endre@pte.hu), associate professor

Department of Neurology

Subject data

Code of subject: OAK-NE2-T  |  3 credit  |  General Medicine |  Clinical module  |  spring

Prerequisites: OAK-NE1-T completed

Exam course: no

Number of hours/semester

14 lectures + 28 practices + 0 seminars = total of 42 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 100 person

Topic

Investigation of patients with different neurological diseases: history taking, neurological physical examination, discovery of common neurological disorders and neurological emergencies
Management of common neurological disorders, drug treatments, indication of neurosurgical intervention.

Lectures

  • 1. Brain and spinal cord tumors - Dr. Büki András
  • 2. Traumatic brain injuries - Dr. Büki András
  • 3. Epilepsy I. - Dr. Janszky József Vladimir
  • 4. Multiple Sclerosis - Dr. Illés Zsolt
  • 5. Sleep disorders - Dr. Faludi Béla
  • 6. Headaches - Dr. Pfund Zoltán
  • 7. Meningitis, Encephalitis - Dr. Komoly Sámuel
  • 8. Paraneoplastic neurological deisease - Dr. Komoly Sámuel
  • 9. Stroke I. - Dr. Szapáry László
  • 10. Stroke II. - Dr. Szapáry László
  • 11. Epilepsy II. - Dr. Janszky József Vladimir
  • 12. Neropathic pain - Dr. Komoly Sámuel
  • 13. Subarachnoideal hemorrhage - Dr. Büki András
  • 14. Nociceptive and neuropathic pain - Dr. Komoly Sámuel

Practices

  • 1. Examination of stroke patients
  • 2. Examination of stroke patients
  • 3. Examination of patients with multiple sclerosis
  • 4. Examination of patients suffering from neuropathy
  • 5. EMG, ENG, EEG examinations
  • 6. EMG, ENG, EEG examinations
  • 7. Observe lumbar puncture and visit the CSF laboratory
  • 8. How to do basic CSF examinations?
  • 9. Visit to the CT MRI facility
  • 10. Visit to the CT MRI facility
  • 11. Examination of patients suffering from muscle disorders
  • 12. Consultation of patients with neurogenetics problem
  • 13. Coma and related disorders of consciousness I
  • 14. Coma and related disorders of consciousness II
  • 15. Examination of stroke patients
  • 16. Examination of stroke patients
  • 17. Examination of patients with multiple sclerosis
  • 18. Examination of patients suffering from neuropathy
  • 19. EMG, ENG, EEG examinations
  • 20. EMG ENG EEG examinations
  • 21. Observe lumbar puncture and visit the CSF laboratory
  • 22. How to do basic CSF examinations?
  • 23. Visit to the CT MRI facility
  • 24. Visit to the CT MRI facility
  • 25. Examination of patients suffering from muscle disorders
  • 26. Consultation of patients with neurogenetics problem
  • 27. Coma and related disorders of consciousness I
  • 28. Coma and related disorders of consciousness II

Seminars

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Clinical-Neurology-4th-T-J-Fowler/dp/0340990708

Notes

Recommended literature

Physical examination
http://neurology.hu/physicalexamination.pdf

Books
Hankey's Clinical Neurology 2014
Neurology : A Queen Square Textbook 2009
Oxford Handbook of Neurology 2014

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

According to study and examinations regulations

Making up for missed classes

Extra scheduled practices

Exam topics/questions

The examination consists of two parts:

The first part of the exam is a test with 20 questions. The collection of questions will be available for students. The test is successful if 80% of answers are correct.
The second part is an oral exam with a theoretical question from the collection below. It is required to know the definition, epidemiology, clinical features and therapy of the most common neurological diseases.


Questions:

1. The most common types of myopathies and myositis
Accidental (provoked) seizures

2. Benign positional paroxysmal vertigo
Transient ischemic attack

3. Differential diagnosis of tremors
Treatment of the acute stroke

4. Myasthenia gravis
Convulsive syncope

5. Polyneuropathies
Subarachnoid hemorrhage

6. Neuroimaging
Guillain-Barre syndrome

7. Carpal tunnel-syndrome
Secondary headaches

8. Gliomas
Parkinson's disease

9. Peripheral facial palsy (Bell-paresis)
Thrombosis of the intracranial sinuses

10. Acute meningitis
Intracerebral hemorrhage

11. Types of epilepsy
Potentially reversible dementias

12. Encephalitis
Primary prevention of stroke

13. Ischias syndrome and cervicobrachialgia (symptoms, warning signs)
Clinical features of multiple sclerosis

14. Motor neuron diseases
Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

15. Trigeminal neuralgia
Neuromyelitis optica (Devic-disease)

16. Clinical symptoms of insufficient blood supply in territory of carotid and vertebral artery
Differential diagnosis of short-term loss of consciousness

17. Types and etiology of unconsciousness. Coma
Status epilepticus

18. Migraine and other primary headaches
Types of disturbances of urinary bladder innervation

19. Traumatic brain injuries
Herpes infection, postherpetic neuralgia

20. Traumatic spinal cord injuries
Alzheimer disease

21. Meningiomas
Neurological disorders related to alcoholism

22. Hydrocephalus
Secondary prevention of stroke

23. Lumboischialgia and chronic back pain
Nervous system metastases

24 Paraneoplastic nervous system diseases
Symptoms of raised intracranial pressure

25. Focal dystonias
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

26. Symptoms of insufficient blood circulation in veretebrobasilar territory
Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord (funicular myelosis)

27. Ischemic stroke
Wilson's disease

28. Obstructive sleep apnoe syndrome
Choreas, Huntington disease

29. Restless-legs syndrome
Conversion disorders

Examiners

  • Dr. Ács Péter
  • Dr. Bosnyák Edit
  • Dr. Faludi Béla
  • Dr. Kovács Norbert
  • Dr. Pfund Zoltán
  • Dr. Sebők Ágnes

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Ács Péter
  • Dr. Bosnyák Edit
  • Dr. Cseh Tamás
  • Dr. Faludi Béla
  • Dr. Juhász Annamária
  • Dr. Kovács Norbert
  • Dr. Pál Endre
  • Dr. Pusch Gabriella
  • Dr. Tóth Márton Tamás