Neurological Diagnostic Tests

Also known as: neurological diagnostic tests and procedures.

What are neurological diagnostic tests?

Neurological diagnostic tests refers to a broad range of tests used to diagnose certain brain-related disorders and other diseases. A number of tests fall in the category of neurological diagnostic tests.

What happens during the procedure? 
The specifics of a neurological diagnostic test will vary based on the actual test being performed. They may include a simple blood test, imaging tests, X-rays or tests of reflexes or motor skills.

Is any special preparation needed? 
In most cases, no special preparation is needed.

What are the risk factors? 
There are few risk factors related to neurological diagnostic tests.

Reviewed by: Ann E Hyslop Segeren, MD

This page was last updated on: 7/26/2018 9:28:06 AM

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