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Neurological Care

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What Do You Know About Having a Healthy Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is an exciting and busy time for couples. You spend time wondering about your baby-to-be and making plenty of preparations to welcome the newest member of your family. By taking this quiz, you can learn which lifestyle behaviors are most helpful and which may be harmful to your developing child.

1. Healthy habits during which trimester are most crucial for the well-being of the developing fetus?
2. Women in their 30s and 40s can have healthy pregnancies, but are at increased risk of which condition?
3. Which of these alcoholic beverages is safe to drink occasionally in very small amounts while you're pregnant?
4. How much weight gain is normal during pregnancy?
5. Which of these exercises do doctors recommend during pregnancy?
6. How does exercise benefit a pregnant body?
7. If a pregnant woman overexerts herself during exercise, it can be bad for the fetus. In what way?
8. How does the mother's stress level affect the fetus?
9. In a recent study, researchers found that taking over-the-counter painkillers during pregnancy may increase the risk for which of these?
10. Most domestic airlines won't allow expectant mothers to fly after which week of pregnancy?

Broward Health North's "Headquarters for Neurological Care" is the only facility of its kind in Broward and Palm Beach counties. For more than 10 years, Broward Health North has offered quality, comprehensive care for a full range of neurological disorders.

Our state-of-the-art technology, complete quality service and our staff of highly trained medical professionals are why we are unparalleled in neurological care.

Our comprehensive neurological services include:

  • Neurosurgery – aneurysm clipping, minimally invasive back/spine surgery, pain control, brain lab, anterior and posterior cervical discectomies, evacuation of subdural or epidural hematoma, VP shunts, craniectomies, stereotactic brain biopsy, craniotomy for tumor resection, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty
  • Neurology – Research and clinical drug trials, adjunct professors, specially trained neurologists and neurosurgeons. EEG (Electroencephalography), EMG (Electromyography), NCV (Nerve Conduction Velocity) and EPT (Evoked Potential Test)
  • Interventional Neuroradiology – Angiography, aneurysm coiling treatment, angioplasty of cerebral arteries, Carotid stenting
  • Neuroradiology Diagnostics – PET/CT Scan, MRI, MR Angiography, CT, CT Angiography, Carotid Ultrasound, Transcranial Doppler
  • Support Groups and screenings
  • Emergency department services – Adult Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • ...and the Neurological Institute

Neurological Institute: Technology with a Human Touch

The Neurological Institute is a specialized "outpatient" services facility specifically geared toward treating patients with:

The Neurological Institute provides patients with personalized plans of treatment to meet their needs. Since neurological disorders affect the entire family, the Institute also has programs designed to assist family members and caregivers in providing quality care.

Comprehensive Services Provided:

  • Intensive care staff (nationally certified in neurology nursing)
  • Neurodiagnostic laboratory
  • Research in neurological drug trials
  • Neurosurgery
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Outpatient specialty centers

Neurodiagnostic Lab

This advanced diagnostic area is used to determine the cause of neurological problems and to evaluate the patient's recovery.

Diagnostic Procedures include:

  • Electroencephalography (EEG) measures brain waves
  • Electromyography detects neuromuscular and nerve disease
  • Evoked Potential Test assesses the brain sensory, optic and auditory systems
  • Nerve Conduction Velocity detects nerve damage such as carpal tunnel and neuropathy

All diagnostic procedures must be ordered by a physician.

Please call 954-786-7395 or request more information here.