QUESTION 1 1. The finger-to-nose test allows assessment of: coordination and fine motor function. point location. sensory function. two-point discrimination. stereognosis. 2 points QUESTION 2 1. You ask the patient to follow a series of short commands to assess: judgment. attention span. arithmetic calculations. abstract reasoning. emotional stability. 2 points QUESTION 3 1. As Mr. B. enters the room, you observe that his gait is wide based and he staggers from side to side while swaying his trunk. You would document Mr. B. s pattern as: dystonic ataxia. cerebellar ataxia. steppage gait. tabetic stamping. Parkinsonian gait. 2 points QUESTION 4 1. When is the mental status portion of the neurologic system examination performed? During the history-taking process Immediately after the vital signs are taken
During the time when questions related to memory are asked Constantly, throughout the entire interaction with a patient During assessment of cranial nerves and deep tendon reflexes 2 points QUESTION 5 1. An aversion to touch or being held, along with delayed or absent language development, is characteristic of: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
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