Neurology Knowledge

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Neurology Knowledge


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  • 1. 
    The majority of strokes are caused by ischemia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are signs of a stroke? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Difficulty speaking

    • B. 

      Dizziness

    • C. 

      Decreased urination

    • D. 

      Sudden changes in vision

    • E. 

      Radiating pain from chest to the left arm.

    • F. 

      Sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body

  • 3. 
    Select all the potentially modifiable risk factors for having a stroke.
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Dyslipidaemia

    • C. 

      Family history of cardiovascular disease

    • D. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • E. 

      Smoking

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is FALSE.
    • A. 

      A stroke occurs approximately 152,000 times a year in the UK

    • B. 

      Black people are twice as likely to have a stroke compared to white people.

    • C. 

      5 in 10 stroke survivors will go on to have a recurrent stroke or TIA.

    • D. 

      Stroke is the fourth single largest cause of death in the UK.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is TRUE of Parkinson's disease pathology.
    • A. 

      Loss of dopamine cells results in hyperkinetic disorder

    • B. 

      Increase in dopamine production in the basal ganglia results in Parkinson's Disease

    • C. 

      The substantia nigra struggles to relay information

  • 6. 
    There are no laboratory tests to diagnose Parkinson's disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    There are _____  stages of Parkinson's disease
  • 8. 
    What are Lewy bodies?
    • A. 

      Pockets of air found in the brain

    • B. 

      Protein deposits found in the brain

    • C. 

      A build-up of salt found in the brain

    • D. 

      Microscopic crystalline matter found in the brain

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are primary motor signs of Parkinson’s disease. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Tremor

    • B. 

      Rigidity

    • C. 

      Lack of bladder control

    • D. 

      Impaired balance and coordination

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing