NEUROLOGICAL EXAM

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curlique
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NEUROLOGICAL EXAM
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2014-02-12 23:42:58
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neurological med surg
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nursing med-surg
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  1. C11 TO C4
    • Degree loss 
    • Motor & sensory fxn from neck down 
    • respiratory fxn
    • bowel & bladder control

    • Fxn capability
    • Mechanical ventilation w/home care
  2. C5

    • Degree loss
    • Motor & sensory fxn below shoulders
    • Intercostal fxn in ventilation
    • Bowel & Bladder control

    • fxn capability
    • Has remaining head conttol, which facilitates use of "joystick' for writing typing & control of mechanical wheelchair
  3. C6
    • Degree loss
    • Motor & sensory fxn below shoulders but increased degree of sensation in arm & thumb
    • Intercostal fxn in ventilation
    • Bowel & Bladder control

    • fxn capability
    • requires some assistive devices for upper extremities use but may be able to help feed & dress self. requires mechanical wheelchair but maybe capable of using hand control
  4. C7
    • Degree of Loss
    • Motor control of portion of upper extremities
    • Sensation below clavical
    • Intercostal fxn
    • B&B

    • FXN Capability
    • Remaining intact muscles enhance ability to carry  our ADL's increased abilitiy to manage special equipped wheelchair & automobile
  5. C8
    • Degree of Loss
    • Motor control of portion of upper extremitiesSensation below clavical
    • Intercostal fxn
    • B&B

    • Fxn ability
    • Impproved upper extremity muscles enhance ahand grasp, independence in ADL's & use wheelchair & automobile, able to self catheterization

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