Is Neurology the Job for me?
- Excellent communication and listening skills are essential in neurology as most neurological diagnoses are based on good history taking.
- A Neurologist should be logical in their thinking and also have a good understanding of neuro-anatomy as this is essential in localisation of the pathology and formulating a differential diagnosis
- Ability to work with other teams in fundamental as there is a great deal of interaction with neurosurgeons, radiologists, psychiatrists other medical teams.
- Neurologists are frequently asked to review patients from other specialties who have neurological problems therefore in depth knowledge of other medical conditions is essential