What The Nurse Should Know About Common Neurological Investigations!

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What The Nurse Should Know About Common Neurological Investigations!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following does the spinal cord end?
    • A. 

      L1/L2

    • B. 

      L2/L3

    • C. 

      L3/L4

    • D. 

      L4/L5

  • 2. 
    Which of the following spinal space is demarcated by the imaginary line between both iliac crest?
    • A. 

      L1/L2

    • B. 

      L2/L3

    • C. 

      L3/L4

    • D. 

      L4/L5

  • 3. 
    Which of the following advice is FALSE and shouldn't be informed to the patient during the counselling for LP.
    • A. 

      They need to lie down and rest in bed for 4 to 6 hours after the procedure

    • B. 

      Post LP headache is common and may be up to 25%

    • C. 

      Post LP headache is improved by drinks such as coffee or tea

    • D. 

      In this day and age, a plain CT brain is needed prior to LP.

  • 4. 
    A stroke protocol MRI requires contrast and preparation of the patient includes ensuring large bore green IV plug is needed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    As you are the nurse in ED and a new patient comes in with stroke like symptoms which started suddenly one hour ago, what should you do immediately?
    • A. 

      Drop everything and call the Neurology Registrar on Call

    • B. 

      Quickly do an FBC + ECG and CXR before calling the Neurology Registrar on Call

    • C. 

      Quickly measure the BP, hypo count and iStat Creatinine before calling the Neurology Registrar on Call

    • D. 

      Dont think anything can be done and take your time.

  • 6. 
    You are the ward sister and a patient requires an MRI brain. Which of the following is allowed for MRI?
    • A. 

      Pacemaker

    • B. 

      Acrylic ocular implant

    • C. 

      Recent surgery with abdominal staples within 1 week

    • D. 

      TKR done within 6 weeks

  • 7. 
    You are an orthopaedic clinic/ward nurse. Your ortho doctor orders a Nerve Conduction Study for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      It is an invasive test and requires needle to assess the nerve

    • B. 

      It is done by a neurologist in the neuromuscular lab

    • C. 

      The test involves an electrical current and may cause pain

    • D. 

      The test is unsuitable if the patient has previous metallic implant in the body

  • 8. 
    I think I'm going to get the following for the quiz
    • A. 

      All correct

    • B. 

      More than 50% correct but not all

    • C. 

      Less than 50% correct but not all wrong

    • D. 

      All wrong

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