Neuro

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Neuro
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  1. Most accurate neuro assessment:
    change in LOC
  2. Sensory status is assessed in the : ____ areas
    Dermatome
  3. The Glasgow Coma Scale assesses these three factors:
    Eye, Verbal, and Motor response
  4. S or PS?
    Pupil dilation
    Sympathetic Stimulation
  5. S or PS?
    Saliva production reduced
    Sympathetic
  6. S or PS?
    Mucus production reduced
    sympathetic
  7. S or PS?
    Heart rate and force
    increased
    sympathetic
  8. S or PS?
    Bronchial muscle relaxed
    sympathetic
  9. S or PS?
    Peristalsis reduced
    sympathetic
  10. S or PS?
    small and large intestine motility
    reduced
    sympathetic
  11. S or PS?
    Decreased urine
    secretion
    sympathetic
  12. S or PS?
    Norepinephrine andepinephrine
    secreted
    sympathetic
  13. S or PS?
    Wall relaxedSphincter
    closed
    sympathetic
  14. S or PS? Pupil constriction
    PS
  15. S or PS?
    Saliva production increased
    PS
  16. S or PS?
    Mucus production increased
    PS
  17. S or PS?
    Heart rate and force decreased
    PS
  18. S or PS?
    Bronchial muscle
    contracted
    PS
  19. S or PS?
    Gastric juice secreted; motility increased
    PS
  20. S or PS?
    Digestion increased
    PS
  21. S or PS?
    Secretions and motility increased
    PS
  22. S or PS?
    Increased urine secretion
    PS
  23. S or PS?
    Wall contractedSphincter relaxed
    PS
  24. Blood-brain barrier:
    Water soluable compounds excluded:
    antibiotics
  25. Lipid soluble compounds cross easily including:
    Alcohol and Nicotine
  26. Cranial Nerves Mnemonic:
    "O - O - O, To Touch And Feel A Virgin Girl's Vagina Ahh Heaven!
    • 1. Olfactory
    • 2. Optic
    • 3. Oculomotor
    • 4. Trochlear
    • 5. Trigeminal
    • 6.Abducens
    • 7. Facial
    • 8.Vestibulocochlear
    • 9.Glossopharyngeal
    • 10.Vagus
    • 11.Accessory
    • 12. Hypoglossal
  27. _______ posture is an abnormal posturing
    in which a person is stiff with bent arms, clenched fists, and legs held out straight. The arms are bent in toward the body and the wrists and fingers are bent and held on the chest.This type of posturing is a sign of severe damage in the brain. Decorticate posture is a sign of damage to the nerve pathway between the brain and spinal cord.
    causes:
    Bleeding in the brain (intracranial hemorrhage)
    Brain tumor
    Head injury
    Increased intracranial pressure from any cause
    Stroke
    Decorticate
  28. posture is an abnormal body posture that involves the arms and legs being held straight out, the toes being pointed downward, and the head and neck being arched backwards. The muscles are tightened and held rigidly.
    causes:
    Bleeding in the brain from any cause (intracranial hemorrhage)
    Brain stem tumor
    Cerebral infarction (stroke)
    Encephalopathy (brain problem due to drugs, poisoning, or infection)
    Head injury
    Hepatic encephalopathy (brain problem due to liver failure)
    Increased pressure in the brain from any cause
    Primary brain tumor
    Decerebrate
  29. Babinski-rub outer edge of heel up to toes=baby should fan toes (good indicator of positive neuro fxn).different for adults:
    Adults are expected to have a ____ Babinski sign.
    negative
  30. Positive Brudzinski sign is:
    involuntary flexion of the hips and knees when you lift a pts. head in supine position. Indicative of meningitis.
  31. Positive Kernig's sign is:
    back pain and resistance to straightening while flexing the pts. leg in supine position. Indicative of meningitis.

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