cranial nerves

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cranial nerves
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2013-11-06 21:31:51
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  1. How to assess CN 1
    Sense of smell
  2. What is CN 1
    Olfactory
  3. How to assess CN 2
    Visual acuity, visual fields
  4. CN 2
    Optic
  5. How to assess CN 3, 4, 6
    Check pupils for PERRLA, look for ptosis, strabismus, nystagmus, check extraocular movements w/cardinal positions
  6. What is strabismus
    Elevated gaze
  7. CN3
    Oculomotor
  8. CN4
    Trochlear
  9. CN6
    Abducens
  10. How to assess CN 5
    Palpate temporal muscles while teeth clenched, test light touch on forhead and cheeks
  11. CN5
    Trigeminal
  12. How to assess CN 7
    ASk to smile, frown, close eyes tight, lift eyebrows, show teeth
  13. CN7
    Facial nerve
  14. How to assess CN 8
    whisper test, Weber and Rinne test (tuning fork)
  15. CN 8
    Vestibulocochlear (aka Acoustic)
  16. How to assess CN 9 and 10
    Depress tongue and watch uvula, soft palate, gag reflex, character of voice
  17. CN 9
    Glossopharyngeal
  18. CN 10
    Vagus
  19. How to assess CN 11
    Strength of lateral head momvement, and shoulder raise with resistance
  20. CN11
    Accessory Nerve
  21. How to assess CN 12
    Stick out tongue, have pt say words with l, t, d, n
  22. CN 12
    Hypoglossal

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