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COPD pt lung sounds would be... hyperressonant Deep tendon reflexes test the... PNS (slow indicates problem in peripheral nerves) who commonly have hyper-DTR? Pregnant women w/pre-eclampsia dermatomes Band of skin innervated by a single nerve C's- neck, shoulders, arms T's- Upper chest and trunk L's- Hips and front of legs S's- back of legs, groin Glasgow coma scale level of consciousness, levels 3-15 Most common neurological symptom headache 90% benign, 10% pathological paresthesia Abnormal sensation of numbness and tingling without objective cause Cincinnati prehospital stroke scale droop, arm drift, slurred speech central nervous system Brain and spinal cord Sensory (afferent) neuron: goes toward brain Motor (efferent) neuron: goes away from brain PNS Consists of the cranial and spinal nerves and the peripheral autonomic  nervous system plantar reflex big toe curls inward
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