Conceptualised by Dr. Ashwani Kumar
Workshop on Assessment of Neurological status
The workshop will be conducted by a team of subject experts who will focus on the awareness of common neurological conditions.
Open to IIC members and staff members of IIC
Neurological Disorders with Advancing Age
Speaker: Dr. Achal Kumar Srivastava, Professor, Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Chair: Dr. Ashwani Kumar
Neurological disorders do set in with advancing age among certain people. The most common neurological diseases in the elderly are lumbar arthrosis, Alzheimer’s type (vascular), Parkinson’s disease and polyneuropathy. Stroke and dementia can also be counted among them. Many of these conditions can very well be taken care of if detected in the initial stages with proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. How to diagnose, delay the onset of such conditions and proper management will be part of the presentation