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Which Expert by Mind Map: Which Expert
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Which Expert

Physical

Surgery

This profession is now very divided into various specialisms Hand Foot Knee Eye Neuro Spinal Gynacological Abdominal Plastic Oncological Orthopaedic .... and the list expands  

Good for deciding prognosis of physical repair or recovery

But in general doctors IMHO are not good at reporting on disability

Neurosurgeons

Operate to remove growths in the brain

Repair malformations e.g. aneurysms

Insert shunts in the ventricles

Do lobotomy - in rare cases

Neurologists

The do special tests to see how well the nerves in the body work

They can investigate brain problems caused by trauma.

The can diagnose unusual an rare conditons.

Can manage/treat epilepsy

Occupational therapists

Good for assessing functions of everything.

Physical and mental problems

Physiotherapists

Also good at assessing functional limitations

Largely physical problems

Mental

Psychiatrist

Diagnosis

Treatment, Prognosis

Risk assessment

Disability?

Medical issues, Diseases of the brain, Physical illness affecting brain-mind functions, Effects of medications, Effects of metabolic or hormonal disorders

Psychologist

Can do many of the things that psychiatrists do

But they do not normally consider a range of medically related issues.

Measure personality and personality disorders

Neurpsychologist

Can measure how parts of the brain work or not, with special tests.

Measure cognitive impairments

Are more equiped to give an estimate on which parts of the brain are affected and to what extent