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blood pressure for intracebreal bleed and subarachnoid?
moa of riluzole?
rx for huntintons?
- dopamine agonists
rx for acute ms?
inf or glatiramer
rx for syringomyelia?
dysarthia is due to what?
rx for bells palsy?
what do depressed patients get in terms of sleep?
increased rem and decreased latency
what part of the brain is involved when the
1- pupils are blown?
2- small and reactive
3- doll's eyes
4- no response to painful stimuli
6- decerebrate posturing
- 1-midbrain--uncal herniation
- 3- intact brainstem
- 4--pontine/medulla--locked in syndrome
- 5- cortex or thalamus involved
- 6- midbrain involved
rx for orbital cellulitis?
word for eyelid swelling?
rx for acute angle closure glaucoma?
- idiotoomy is definitive
- but initial is timolo, pilocarpine, acetazolamide, mannitol
difference betweeen loss of vision in central artery and central vein occlusion?
- central artery- is acute
- central vein---is more subacute
what do you not give for corneal abrasion?
topical steroids or topical anesthetics
can optic neuritis cause vision loss?
how does vit a defi present in the eye?
bitots spots--keratinization and abnormal sqamous cell proliferation
how is glaucoma diagnosed?
increased cup to disc ratio
what is the difference between vestibular neuritis and labiryntitis?
- vestibular neuritis has vertigo, nystagmus but normal hearing where as
- labiryntitis has hearing loss
2 causes of tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo?
rx for personality disorderS?
what meds might be helpful for cluster a personality disorder?
rx for alcoholism
what do you give for htn due to amphetamine/cocaine?
rx for benzo intoxication? withdrawal?
agitated elderly, rx?
- cvs collapse
- rhabdomyolisis, confusion, seizures
rx for hypochondriasis
regular scheduled doctor visits
opiods that do not decrease pain, what is the dx?
anorexia or bulima can be treated with ssri?
anorexia only with comorbid depression
delirium vs sundowning?
delirium is precipitated by drugs/uti with no history of dementia
sundowning has dementia
what comorbidities are seen with adhd?
oppositional defiant disorder
what can be used for adhd when normal meds fail?
rx for tourettes?
- tetrabezanine--no risk of td
side effect of buproprion and nicotine replacement?
midline hand wringing?