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The Frontal lobe holds what functions
- intellectual functions
- I am pretty sure its located in the frontal lobe
- mediation of motor of speech
- damage to this area results in expressive aphasia
Parietal Lobe holds what function
Occipital lobe holds what function
visual receptor center
Temporal Lobe holds what function
auditory receptive center
- Language comprehension
- pretty sure its located in the temporal lobe
- damage here results in receptive aphasia
We know some examples of deep tendon reflexes, what are some superficial tendon reflexes
- abdominal reflex
- Cremasteric reflex (stroke skin of inner upper thigh which results in testicular movement on the same side)
- Plantar reflex
Acronym for knowing if Cranial Nerves are Sensory, Motor, or Both
- Bargain for
Opthalmoscope and Snellen Chart test what cranial nerve
The Whisper test tests what CN?
Vestibular Disease is characterized by what symptoms
Anesthesia in this sense means
lack of sensation
absent pain sensation
- Position Sense
- Perception of position, orientation, and motion of limbs and body parts
Stereogenisis refers to
ability to recognize objects by touching and manipulating them; not by seeing them
pt identifies numbers or letters that are written on the palm
The Babinski Reflex
Normal or abnormal?
- Extension of the great toe and fanning of the others is abnormal and is called the Babinski reflex.
- before a child can walk, this is considered normal
ON the scale what is considered a normal reflex?
a hyperactive reflex?
If pt is not alert, how would you progress the stimuls?
- Name Called (yelling)
- Light touch to arm
- Shake of person's shoulder
- Painfal stimulus (only supraorbital pressure is acceptable)
Glasgow Coma Scale deals with:
- Best Verbal Response
- Best Motor response
- 1 is no response
Abnormal posturing in which arms to chest in fists
Abnormal posturing in which pt's arms are by the side and fists point out
- is an infection in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord
- can be caused by virus, bacteria and fungi
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