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    Introduction

    The section of Neurology was established in 1990, when Kaohsiung Veteran General Hospital was first built.

    It was belonged to Department of Internal Medicine with 30 available beds. It was a certified training center for neurology specialist.

     

    Medical Services

    We provided outpatient and hospitalization services and the following specialized tests for patients with nervous system disorders:

    1. Electroencephalogram/Video monitoring (EEG)

    2. Nerve conduction velocity, electromyography (NCV/EMG)

    3. Evoked potential and autonomic nerve studies (SSEP/VEP/AEP)

    4. Neurosonography (Carotid duplex, B-mode & TCD)

    5. Neuropsychological examination

    6. Transcranial magnetic stimulation

     

    Education & Training

    There is teaching staff: one associate professor , one lecturer.

    We accept students from the department of medicine of some universities or colleges for internship.

    We accept DOH entrustment to train specialist of neurology.

    Morning meetings and panel discussions on pathology, mortality and image diagnosis are arranged regularly.

     

    Medical Research

    The visiting doctors of section of Neurology are subdivided into several special research fields:

    (1) Cerebrovascular diseases: Dr. Ching-Huang Lin, Dr. Cheng-Chang Yen and Dr. Hsiu-Chu Shen

    (2) Dementia/ Geriatrics: Chief Dr. Yu-Te Lin, Dr. Chih-Kuang Liang and Dr. Hsiu-Chu Shen

    (3) Movement disorder: Dr. Cheng-Chang Yen and Dr. Chen-San Su

    (4) Epilepsy: Dr. Ying-Hao Ho

    (5) Chronic pain and headache : Dr. Ching-Sen Shih

    (6) Sleep Medicine : Dr. Chen-San Su

     

    Medical Quality Control

    Because the certain amount of patient with nervous system disorders have the squeals, and need further chronic care after discharge, we established the action term for preparation of discharge to promote further service and arrangement of patient after discharge.

    Otherwise, we followed the “Medical QC Assessment Committee” and “Hospital Infection Control Committee” to promote medical quality control and to prevent hospital infection.

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