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Neuro Practice For Final

26 Questions
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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Contralateral

    • B. 

      Concussion

    • C. 

      Hydrocephalus

    • D. 

      Ipsilateral

    • E. 

      Contusion

  • 2. 
    A ______________________injury is one in which the scalp and skull remain intact, but the underlying tissue is damaged.
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Depressed

    • D. 

      Closed

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Closed

    • B. 

      Ipsilateral

    • C. 

      Subluxation

    • D. 

      Contusion

  • 4. 
    A common result of  a head injury that often happens in the elderly as a result of a fall is known as______________________
    • A. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • B. 

      Epidural hematoma

    • C. 

      Intracerebral hematoma

    • D. 

      Concussion

  • 5. 
    A hematoma that happens within the brain rather then the dura mater is known as________________
    • A. 

      Contralateral

    • B. 

      Intracerebral

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Epidural

  • 6. 
    An excessive accumulation of CSF is known as________________________
    • A. 

      Cushing's Triad

    • B. 

      Ipsilateral

    • C. 

      Subdural hematoma

    • D. 

      Hydorcephalus

  • 7. 
    A partial dislocation is called_____________________
    • A. 

      Subluxation

    • B. 

      Comminuted

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Open

  • 8. 
    A chronic disturbance of the nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures that are the result of abnormal electrical activity of the brain is known as____________________________
    • A. 

      Parkinson's disease

    • B. 

      Lou Gerhig's disease

    • C. 

      Epilepsy

    • D. 

      Guillain Barre

  • 9. 
    The inability to speak or understand is known as _________________
    • A. 

      Ataxia

    • B. 

      Dysphagia

    • C. 

      Agnosia

    • D. 

      Aphasia

  • 10. 
    A difficulty speaking is known as_______________________________
    • A. 

      Polyuria

    • B. 

      Dysarthria

    • C. 

      Apraxia

    • D. 

      Hemiplegia

  • 11. 
    An inability to recognize an object by sight, touch or hearing is_________________
    • A. 

      Agnosia

    • B. 

      Dysphasia

    • C. 

      Dysarthria

    • D. 

      Dysphagia

  • 12. 
    An inflammation of the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord is known as___________
    • A. 

      Epilepsy

    • B. 

      Huntington's disease

    • C. 

      Parkinson's disease

    • D. 

      Meningitis

  • 13. 
    True or false.  Brudzinski's and kernig's sign is positive there is meningeal irritation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When meningitis is suspected what test is performed?
    • A. 

      MRI

    • B. 

      EKG

    • C. 

      EEG

    • D. 

      Spinal Tap

  • 15. 
    What is the major problem with Parkinson's patients?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Urinary retention

    • C. 

      Constipation

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

  • 16. 
    What is one of the first clinical signs of ALS?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Weakness in voluntary muscles

    • D. 

      Urinary incontinence

  • 17. 
    What part of the nervous system does Guillian Barre effect?
    • A. 

      Central nervous system

    • B. 

      Peripheral nervous system

  • 18. 
    What is the earliest signs of ICP increase?
    • A. 

      Low blood pressure

    • B. 

      Aggitation

    • C. 

      Restlessness

    • D. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

  • 19. 
    What is common in a spinal cord injury?
    • A. 

      Urinary retention

    • B. 

      Hyper bowel sounds

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

  • 20. 
    What is the name of Cranial Nerve #1?
    • A. 

      Spinal accessory

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Acoustic

    • D. 

      Olfactory

  • 21. 
    How do you test Cranial Nerve #2?
    • A. 

      Have the patient smell coffee grounds

    • B. 

      Have the patient open the mouth wide and say "ah"

    • C. 

      Have the patient read the snellens eye test

    • D. 

      Ask the patient to elevate shoulders with and without resistance

  • 22. 
    How do you test the Acoustic (CN VIII)?
    • A. 

      Assess the gag reflex

    • B. 

      Ask patient to clamp his jaw shut

    • C. 

      Have patient smell pickle juice

    • D. 

      Whisper from varying distances and locations behind patient and ask to repeat what was said

  • 23. 
    Which is Cranial Nerve VII?
    • A. 

      Optic

    • B. 

      Acoustic

    • C. 

      Facial

    • D. 

      Vagus

  • 24. 
    Parkinson's disease is the degeneration of_________________________
    • A. 

      Epinepherine

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Estrogen

  • 25. 
    What should MS patients avoid?
    • A. 

      Hot bath

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Reading

  • 26. 
    On the Glascow Coma scale a score of 15 is___________________
    • A. 

      Confused

    • B. 

      Lethargic

    • C. 

      Stuporous

    • D. 

      Alert