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Zing, bang, boom! Signals travel down the wires, they reach the brain, your fingers have touched something cold! How do we know this? It's not rocket's Neuro-Science! Anyone with a brain can process feelings in their nerves...but it takes something more to process what they are, and how it works! Are you that special something? Can you answer these questions?

Do you know your nervous system from your spinal column? Can you tell which nerve endings will feel hot, cold or sore? If you can, you may be the next big name in brain surgery out there! But let's see...can you answer questions about epilepsy, shingles and "dream falling"? Can you answer questions about REM-Cycles and lucid dreams? Yes? Well, then why don't you let the nerve signals rush to your finger as you select these quizzes?
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Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 3116   |  Last updated: Aug 14, 2018
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    Which of the following are clinical signs of an upper motor neurone problem?

Some cranial nerves are involved in the special senses such as seeing, hearing, and taste and others control muscles in the face or regulate glands. Mytotatic reflax is a contraction in response to stretching within a muscle....

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    When testing the sensory innervation of the face, it is important to remember that the skin on the tip of the nose is supplied by which nerve?

Mark the letter of the letter of choice then click on the next button. Score will be posted as soon as the you are done with the quiz. You got 43 minutes to finish the exam. Good luck!

Questions: 34  |  Attempts: 2214   |  Last updated: Jun 8, 2015
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    What is the priority nursing diagnosis for a patient experiencing a migraine headache? 

Neurodegenerative disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions, which primarily affect the neurons in the human brain. Myopathy is a muscle disease unrelated to any disorder of innervations, it is characterized by...

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    A 34 year old woman presents with blurry and dim vision in the left eye and some parasthesias, especially involving the right upper limb.  She says that she has had occasional bouts of poor vision over the past few years as well as occasional muscle weakness. What disorder is she most likely experiencing?

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