c. spinothalamic tract.d. anterior column.ANS: CThe spinothalamic tract carries nerve impulses from the spinal cord to the thalamus in the diencephalon; the corticospinal tract carries motor impulses. The pyramids assist with motor movements. The anterior column carries nerve impulses.REF: p. 31925.A nurse is discussing the membrane that separates the cerebellum from the cerebrum. What term should the nurse use to describe this membrane?REF: p. 321
26.What term should the nurse use when talking about the outermost membrane surrounding the brain?REF: p. 32127.Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can accumulate around the brain when there is injury to the sites of CSF reabsorption, which are called the:REF: p. 32228.Which structure ensures collateral blood flow from blood vessels supplying the brain?a. Carotid arteriesb. Basal arteryc. Circle of Willisd. Vertebral arteriesANS: CThe circle of Willis ensures collateral blood circulation. Collateral circulation is not associated with the basal artery or the vertebral arteries. The carotid arteries supply the brain.REF: p. 32329.What type of cell supports the forming of the blood-brain barrier (BBB)?REF: p. 32430.When a patient's vagus nerve is stimulated, what does the nurseexpect to observe?
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