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  • 1. 
    High amplitude slowing can be elicited by ___________ & _____________.
    • A. 

      Hyperventilation, Closing of Eyes

    • B. 

      Arousal, Drowsiness

    • C. 

      Stage 2 Sleep, REM Sleep

    • D. 

      Hyperventilation, Drowsiness

    • E. 

      Drowsiness, Photic Stimulation


  • 2. 
    Wave with a single deflection either up or down from the baseline
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Monophasic

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 3. 
    What pattern is affected by eye opening and closing?
    • A. 

      Alpha Rhythm

    • B. 

      Posterior Dominant Rhythm

    • C. 

      Beta Rhythm

    • D. 

      Mu Rhythm

    • E. 

      Triphasic Waveforms


  • 4. 
    A wave that has 2 or more components of a different direction
    • A. 

      Diphasic

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Monophasic

    • D. 

      Polyphasic

    • E. 

      Interictal


  • 5. 
    Term used to describe the shape of a wave
    • A. 

      Morphology


  • 6. 
    Sharply contoured waveforms that are judged to be abnormal
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Transient

    • C. 

      Interictal

    • D. 

      Sharp transient

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 7. 
    Regular waves that are similar to sine waves
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Ictal

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sinusoidal


  • 8. 
    Electrographic Seizure Pattern
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Sharp transient

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 9. 
    Waveforms that do not have a sinusoidal or simple geometric shape
    • A. 

      Irregular Activity

    • B. 

      Sharp Transient

    • C. 

      Diphasic

    • D. 

      Paroxysmal

    • E. 

      Ictal


  • 10. 
    Waveforms associated with and without clinical seizure manifestations
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 11. 
    An event that stands out against the background
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Diphasic

    • D. 

      Interictal

    • E. 

      Triphasic


  • 12. 
    Two components on opposite sides of the baseline
    • A. 

      Sinusoidal

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Epileptiform

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sharp Transient


  • 13. 
    Wave with a single deflection either up or down from the baseline
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Monophasic

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 14. 
    A wave that has 2 or more components of a different direction
    • A. 

      Diphasic

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Monophasic

    • D. 

      Polyphasic

    • E. 

      Interictal


  • 15. 
    Electrographic Seizure Pattern
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Sharp transient

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 16. 
    Waveforms associated with and without clinical seizure manifestations
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform


  • 17. 
    Two components on opposite sides of the baseline
    • A. 

      Sinusoidal

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Epileptiform

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sharp Transient


  • 18. 
    One or more waves that begin abruptly, stands out from the ongoing EEG activity, reaches maximum amplitude rapidly, and disappears suddenly
    • A. 

      Paroxysmal

    • B. 

      Transient

    • C. 

      Polyphasic

    • D. 

      Epileptiform

    • E. 

      Ictal


  • 19. 
    A wave that three components alternating about the baseline
    • A. 

      Monophasic

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Polyphasic

    • D. 

      Transient

    • E. 

      Sinusoidal


  • 20. 
    What unit is used to describe amplitude?
    • A. 

      Kilowatts

    • B. 

      Univolts

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Microvolts

    • E. 

      Gigawatts


  • 21. 
    Which wave pattern is a disorder with multifocal epileptiform discharges observed using the eeg?
    • A. 

      Medication Effect

    • B. 

      Infantile Spasms

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal Spike and Wave Complex

    • D. 

      Hyperventilation

    • E. 

      Photic Response


  • 22. 
    The frequency of Delta waves are?
    • A. 

      Less than 4 Hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz

    • C. 

      4-7 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      6-10 Hertz


  • 23. 
    The frequency of Beta Waves are?
    • A. 

      Less than 4 Hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz

    • C. 

      6-10 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      Greater than 13 hertz


  • 24. 
    The frequency of theta waves are?
    • A. 

      Less than 4 hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 hertz

    • C. 

      4-7 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz


  • 25. 
    The average human brain weights ____ pounds?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6


  • 26. 
    Name one of three main parts of the brain
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Cerebellum


  • 27. 
    What is the name of the fluid that surrounds the brain?
    • A. 

      CSF

    • B. 

      Cerebral spinal fluid


  • 28. 
    What is thh name of the three protective membranes that cover and protect the brain?
    • A. 

      Cerebral Spinal Fluid

    • B. 

      Meninges

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Viscera

    • E. 

      Forebrain


  • 29. 
    Which drugs can be given for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
    • A. 

      Valproic Acid (Depakote)

    • B. 

      Diazepam (Valium/Diastat)

    • C. 

      Topiramate (Topamax)

    • D. 

      Phenytoin (Dilantin)

    • E. 

      Felbamate (Felbatol)


  • 30. 
    What is the drig of choice for absence seizures?
    • A. 

      Clonazepam (Klonopin)

    • B. 

      Gabapentin (Neurontin)

    • C. 

      Carbamazepine (Tegertol)

    • D. 

      Ethosuximide (Zarontin)

    • E. 

      Diazepam (Diastat)


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