NR-509-wk-3-quiz.docx - 1 What piece of equipment can be used to test for peripheral neuropathy a = Tuning Fork 2 How would you test for Romberg sign a

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1. What piece of equipment can be used to test for peripheral neuropathy a. == Tuning Fork 2. How would you test for Romberg sign a. == feet together, arms to side; close eyes i. -Watch for sway; Assesses cerebellar ataxia 3. Diagnosis for patient with complaint of room spinning= =vertigo 4. Know expected postural changes in pregnancy == lordosis 5. Know what the phalen’s test is and how to conduct it= == test for carpel tunnel 6. Hands back to back for 60 secs looking for development of numbness and tingling 7. Positive Phalen’s test = carpel tunnel 8. Older pt that can’t remember to tie shoes in order to assess this you first want to? a. ===evaluate his mental status first 9. What is loss of bone density== = osteoporosis 10. Disease that is accompanied by joint pain in the morning that improves with movement and worsens with sitting === Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 11. What is summation effect and what does it mean a. ==pt identifies multiple pin pricks as a single on b. == means the test was completed too quickly
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  • Fall '15
  • Neurology, carpal tunnel syndrome, Paresthesia, Ataxia, carpel tunnel

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