Results obtained at the neurological assessment
by the participants.
The variables of this study sample also associated with treatment dropout were: having undergone a psychiatric assessment ([x.sup.2] = 5.606; df = 2; p = .061), having undergone a neurological assessment
([x.sup.2] = 15.7373; df = 2; p < .001), source of referral ([x.sup.2] = 16.348; df = 7; p = .022) and people the child lives with ([x.sup.2] = 6.858; df = 3; p = .077).
Finally, in this issue we high-light the renewal of a Renal Nursing Professional Practice Model in an article by Harwood, Downing and Ridley of London, ON, and offer up an approach to Neurological Assessment
for Nephrology Nurses in an article by McCallum, also of London, ON.
Differences between the groups classified according to neurological assessment
were calculated using the Kruskal-Wallis test.
In their article, the authors proposed a potential association between a single, exceedingly high concentration of urinary bisphenol A (BPA) measured at the beginning of the third trimester of pregnancy in a single case mother and a single abnormal neurological assessment
conducted 4 months later in a single and apparently otherwise healthy infant at approximately 1 month of age.
of patients were done on every visit.
Straight leg lifts and internal rotation of the hip can be helpful in assessing knee and hip pain, respectively, while part of his neurological assessment
includes a stair step with each leg, toe and heel walk, and great toe dorsiflexion.
Treatment options include surgical or conservative methods depending upon the patient's neurological assessment
. Surgical treatment consists of decompression laminectomy and fat debulking while medical management consists of weight reduction and discontinuing steroids.9 The indication for surgical decompression is determined by the patient's neurological status and failure to respond to initial conservative treatment.
These symptoms progressively worsened and neurological assessment
revealed a spastic diplegia associated with reduced sensation to vibration, light touch and pinprick.
"We went into Beaumont Hospital for a neurological assessment
and he started treatment and the blindness eventually started to resolve.
"He is subject to an independent neurological assessment
subject to IRB regulations which takes the decision out of our hands."
"But he is subject to an independent neurological assessment
under IRB regulations which takes the decision out of our hands."