Professor Jon Stone, Consultant Neurologist discuss the fascinating and important topic of functional neurological disorder (FND).
FND and functional symptoms are surprisingly common but can be complex to diagnose and manage. Professor Stone explained what FND is, its main symptoms and causes and how it can be diagnosed. Professor Stone explored the interplay between FND and other disorders and discussed the prognosis and recovery for those affected.
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About the guest speaker: Jon Stone, Consultant Neurologist, University of Edinburgh
Professor Stone is a NHS Consultant Neurologist and an Honorary Professor in Neurology for the University of Edinburgh. He has undertaken extensive and fascinating research into functional neurological disorders since 1999.
In 2009, Professor Stone wrote a self-help website for patients which is packed full of excellent and informative content on this subject.
Click here to download Functional Neurological Disorder and Personal Injury, JPIL article – McWhirter, Hoeritzauer, Carson and Stone.
Note: Professor Stone has kindly agreed to feature as a guest speaker in this webinar in his free time. He has been invited to speak on this subject as an expert in his field and is not being compensated for appearing in Stewarts Soundbites, as none of our speakers are. He receives more medicolegal instructions than he can accept so wanted to let viewers know he was taking part to raise awareness of FND, not to gain work.
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