Unexplained memory disorder
F. Frank LeFever
flefever at ix.netcom.com
Wed Aug 4 22:44:36 EST 1999
In <37a899c9.6626473 at news.freeserve.co.uk> liam at freeserve.co.uk
>thanks for your reply.
>I'm off to see my doctor soon, so I ask about the letter from Dr Owen.
NOT "a letter": a FORMAL REPORT. (you'll do best if you quote exactly,
not paraphrase or use what you take to be synonyms--remember,
neuropsychiatrist is not neuropsychologist, memory lab is not memory
clinic, etc., etc.)
>If you would contact Barbara Wilson I would be very greatful.
>If you want a letter giving my consent for you to discuss or view my
>medical records, your more than welcome.
>It's just been dragging on and on, and any help would be appreciated.
>PS I'm off to the doctors in a couple of days, so i'll post back then
>with any further info.
>On 4 Aug 1999 03:34:14 GMT, flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank LeFever)
>>Well, it doesn't sound like you got much of a neuropsych exam.
>>Four to six hours would be a minimum for a full battery, and a full
>>battery would be called for if one is really trying not only to
>>if a patient has some kind of a memory disorder but to determine the
>>type and the severity, and to evaluate its place in the whole context
>>of other functions, both for differential diagnosis, and for planning
>>It would be unethical for anyone involved to discuss your case with
>>without your written permission, but if you wish I could forward this
>>to Barbara for her to judge for herself whether Dr. Owen's efforts
>>adequate and met her own standards.
>>Did Dr. Owen give you a written report? You have a right to one,
>>including names of tests and the scores (at least here, in NY State
>>My apologies. It was hard getting it out of you, but it appears you
>>did make a reasonable effort to get proper service.
>>F. Frank LeFever, Ph.D.
>>New York Neuropsychology Group
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