Spinal Cord Injuries Part 2

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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Spinal Cord Injury Quizzes & Trivia

Part 2 of the spinal cord injuries quizz for studying


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Spinal center for urination is in the caudus equinus - S1-S2
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Male sexual response with an upper motor neuron lesion causes a psychogenic response
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is not true about women and sexual dysfunction following a spinal cord injury?
    • A. 

      Menstruation is not interrupted

    • B. 

      Complications with pregnancy

    • C. 

      Can become pregnant

  • 4. 
    What is not true about thermoregulation
    • A. 

      Body has a hard time regulating temperature

    • B. 

      Below level of lesion

    • C. 

      Lesions above T6 - vasodilation

    • D. 

      Ability to sweat and shiver is lost

  • 5. 
    Autonomic dysreflexia happens with lesions below T6
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    With autonomic dysreflexia a noxious stimuli below level of lesion triggers a massive sympathetic response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is not true of what happens with a patient in autonomic dysreflexia
    • A. 

      Can stop breathing

    • B. 

      Can have retinal hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Can have dangerously low BP

    • D. 

      Can have seizures

    • E. 

      Death is possible

  • 8. 
    Name 4 possible causes of autonomic dysreflexia
    • A. 

      Noxious stimuli

    • B. 

      Full bladder

    • C. 

      Full bladder

    • D. 

      Kinked catheter

    • E. 

      Rapidly changing temperature in the environment

  • 9. 
    Local pain
    • A. 

      At site of injury

    • B. 

      Nerve root pain

    • C. 

      Phantom pain

  • 10. 
    Radicular pain
    • A. 

      Phantom pain

    • B. 

      Deep bone pain

    • C. 

      Nerve root pain

  • 11. 
    Dysesthesias
    • A. 

      No pain

    • B. 

      Nerve root pain

    • C. 

      Phantom pain

  • 12. 
    What is not a secondary complication of spinal cord injuries
    • A. 

      DVT

    • B. 

      Changes in calcium metabolism

    • C. 

      UTI

    • D. 

      Postural hypertension

    • E. 

      Kidney stones