Cranial Nerves and tests for Neuro Physical Exam

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Cranial Nerves and tests for Neuro Physical Exam
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Tests the knowledge of what number corresponds with: 1. the name of the nerve 2. the neurological tests to perform during a physical exam
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  1. I
    Olfactory

    checks sense of smell, both nares.
  2. II
    Optic

    Visual Acuity -  Snellen, Rosenbaum
  3. III, IV, VI
    Oculomotor, Trochlear, Abducens

    6 cardinal fields of gaze (H test)
  4. V
    Trigeminal

    Sharp, dull, light touch in 3 branches (scalp, cheek, chin)
  5. VII
    Facial

    facial expressions - raise eyebrows, smile, puff cheeks, purse lips and blow, show teeth, squeeze eyes shut
  6. VIII
    Acoustic

    Gross Hearing - whisper test
  7. IX
    Glossopharyngeal

    swallowing & gag reflex
  8. X
    Vagus

    Gag reflex, rise of soft palate (say ahh)
  9. XI
    Spinal Accessory

    Shoulder shrug against resistance
  10. XII
    Hypoglossal

    Tongue movement side to side, push tongue against cheek and provide resistance

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