final quiz nervous 2.txt

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nervous system quiz #2 final review
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  1. Low levels of a specific brain neurochemical may trigger a migraine by causing arterial vasospasm and triptans alleviate migraine by activating the same receptors
    serotonin theory
  2. Stress triggers release of two brain neurochemicals, one causing arterial vasospasm and the other causing neurogenic inflammation
    unifying theory
  3. Inappropriate arterial vasospasm or vasodilation in the occipital lobe may trigger visual aura in some people
    vascular theory
  4. Brainstem nerves become irritated releasing inflammatory neuropeptides increasing pain signals
    neural theory
  5. All of the following drugs are considered pain-relieving medications for treating migrains except
    antidepressants
  6. All of the following drugs are considered preventative medications for treating migraines except
    ergot alkaloids
  7. This disease is caused by enteroviruses that attack motor neurons in the medulla oblongata, pons and spinal cord and may affect respiratory and skeletal muscles
    poliomyelitis
  8. This disease is transmitted by either infected animal bite breaking the skin or airborne virus; incubation period is dependent on distance of wound from brain
    rabies
  9. This disease, although the cause is unknown, most often affects children and teenagers recovering from infection after receiving asprin
    Reye's syndrome
  10. This disease causes acute inflammation of the pia mater and arachnoid mater that cover the brain and spinal cord
    meningitis
  11. This disease results from laceration, puncture or animal bite and causes spasms of rigis, contracted muscles of jaw leading to difficulties in breathing and swallowing
    tetanus
  12. This disease causes inflammation of the brain and the first two layers that cover the brain and spinal cord; West Nile is one form of it
    encephalitis
  13. This disease causes swelling and inflammation enveloped by membrane creating a mass of infected brain cells, white blood cells and live and dead microorganisms
    brain abscesses
  14. This disease is due to a virus that had once been dormant in the nervous system until its reactivation by emotional stress, cancer or immune deficiency
    shingles
  15. Elevated protein levels, increased lymphocytes, absence of pathogen and normal glucose levels
    encephalitis
  16. Elevated protein levels, low glucose levels, mononuclear and polymorphonuclear leukocytes and infectious agent
    meningitis
  17. Increased crainial pressure and increased neutrophils and lymphocytes
    brain abscess
  18. Which statement best describes the progression of Alzheimer's disease
    loses mental capacity - loses ability to carry out daily activities - becomes disabled and immobilized - usually succumbs to pneumonia
  19. All of the following medications are used to treat Alzheimer's disease except
    beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists
  20. All of the following statements regarding multiple sclerosis are correct except
    the frequency of occurrence in the general population is high
  21. All of the following are considered treatments for multiple sclerosis except
    beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists
  22. All of the following statements regarding amyotrophic lateral sclerosis except
    treatment includes the use of beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists
  23. All of the following statements regarding Parkinson's disease are correct except
    treatment includes the use of beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists
  24. All of the following statements regarding essential tremor are correct except
    it is often confused with Huntington's (chorea) disease
  25. All of the following statements regarding Huntington's (chorea) disease are correct except
    treatment includes the beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists.

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