The awareness of body position is known as: proprioception. Nerves that arise from the brain rather than the spinal cord are called: cranial. The major portion of brain growth and myelinization occurs between ____ year(s) of age. birth and 1 Motor maturation proceeds in an orderly progression from: head to toe Normal changes of the aging brain include: diminished perception of touch. The area of body surface innervated by a particular spinal nerve is called a: dermatome. A neurologic past medical history should include data about: circulatory problems. You are examining a patient in the emergency department who has recently sustained head trauma. In order to initially assess this patient's neurologic status, you would: test the six cardinal points of gaze. The finger-to-nose test allows assessment of: coordination and fine motor function.
Neuro Test Questions You are performing a two-point discrimination test as part of a well physical examination. The area with the ability to discern two points in the shortest distance is the: fingertips. a PT 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: cerebellar ataxia. To assess a cremasteric reflex, the examiner strokes the: inner thigh and observes whether the testicle and scrotum rise on the stroked side. Which one of the following conditions is consistent with Brown-Séquard syndrome? Motor paralysis on lesion side of the body To assess spinal levels L2, L3, and L4, which deep tendon reflex should be tested? Patellar To assess the cervical spine, which tendon reflexes should be tested? triceps, biceps, and brachioradial To assess the sacral spine, which deep tendon reflex should be tested? Achilles tendon When using a monofilament to assess sensory function, the examiner: applies pressure to the monofilament until the filament bends. Visible or palpable extension of the elbow is caused by reflex contraction of which muscle? Triceps On a scale of 0 to 4+, which deep tendon reflex score is appropriate for a finding of clonus in a patient? 3+ Cranial nerve XII may be assessed in an infant by: observing the infant suck and swallow. You are most concerned for the infant that has a: strong tonic neck at 6 months. A positive Babinski sign is normal until what age? 16 to 24 months
Neuro Test Questions Ipsilateral Horner syndrome indicates a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurring in the: posterior inferior cerebellar artery. An acute polyneuropathy that commonly follows a nonspecific infection occurring 10 to 14 days earlier and that primarily affects the motor and autonomic peripheral nerves in an ascending pattern is: Guillain-Barré syndrome. The immune system attacks the synaptic junction between the nerve and muscle fibers blocking acetylcholine receptor sites in: myasthenia gravis.
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