Neuro: What i thought was important

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Neuro: What i thought was important
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  1. The Frontal lobe holds what functions
    • personality
    • behavior
    • emotions
    • intellectual functions
  2. Broca's area
    • I am pretty sure its located in the frontal lobe
    • mediation of motor of speech
    • damage to this area results in expressive aphasia
  3. Parietal Lobe holds what function
    Sensation
  4. Occipital lobe holds what function
    visual receptor center
  5. Temporal Lobe holds what function
    auditory receptive center
  6. Wernicke's are
    • Language comprehension
    • pretty sure its located in the temporal lobe
    • damage here results in receptive aphasia
  7. 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
  8. Acronym for knowing if Cranial Nerves are Sensory, Motor, or Both
    • Some
    • Say
    • Bargain for
    • Money
    • But
    • My
    • Brother
    • Says
    • Bad
    • Buisiness
    • Marrying
    • Money
  9. Opthalmoscope and Snellen Chart test what cranial nerve
    II
  10. The Whisper test tests what CN?
    VIII
  11. Vestibular Disease is characterized by what symptoms
    • vertigo
    • nausea
    • vomiting
  12. Anesthesia in this sense means
    lack of sensation
  13. Analgesia
    absent pain sensation
  14. Kinesthetic Sensation
    • Position Sense
    • Perception of position, orientation, and motion of limbs and body parts
  15. Stereogenisis refers to
    ability to recognize objects by touching and manipulating them; not by seeing them
  16. Graphesthesia
    pt identifies numbers or letters that are written on the palm
  17. 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
  18. ON the scale what is considered a normal reflex?
    a hyperactive reflex?
    • 2+
    • 4+
  19. 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)
  20. Glasgow Coma Scale deals with:
    • Eyeopening
    • Best Verbal Response
    • Best Motor response
    • 1 is no response
  21. Decorticate
    Abnormal posturing in which arms to chest in fists
  22. Decerebrate
    Abnormal posturing in which pt's arms are by the side and fists point out
  23. Meningitis
    • 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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