neuro eldercare CC

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neuro eldercare CC
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2012-02-12 04:35:56
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neurology eldercare stroke
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Neuro eldercare week CC
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  1. Stroke presenting with horizontal gaze palsy, CN VII palsy and contralateral hemiparesis?
    pontine haemorrhage
  2. Stroke presenting with contralateral hemiparesis arms>legs, aphasia and contralateral hemianopia?
    middle cerebral artery stroke
  3. Posterior inferior cerebellar artery territory stroke?
    Lateral medulla (posterior inferior cerebellar artery)ipsilateral: ataxia, nystagmus, dysphagia, facial numbness, cranial nerve palsycontralateral: limb sensory loss
  4. Posterior cerebral artery stroke?
    Posterior cerebral artery contralateral hemianopia with macular sparingdisconnection syndrome
  5. DVLA regulations for:
    TIA
    one isolated seizure
    simple faint
    • TIA - 1 month
    • seizure - 6 months
    • simple faint - nothing.
  6. mx for restless leg syndrome?
    dopamine agonists - ropinirole, pramipexole
  7. Side effects of first line drug in parkinsons disease?
    • dopamine receptor agonists.
    • bromocriptine, ropinirole, carbergoline, apomorphine.
    • retropertoneal, cardiac and pulmonary fibrosis
    • impulse control disorders
    • excessive daytime somnolence.

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