applies pressure to the monofilament until the filament bends.When using a monofilament to assess sensory function, the examiner:TricepsVisible or palpable extension of the elbow is caused by reflex contraction of which muscle?
deep tendon reflexes are hyperactive.It is especially important to test for ankle clonus if:Nuchal rigidityWhich sign is associated with meningitis and intracranial hemorrhage?KernigWhen assessing a 17-year-old for nuchal rigidity, you gently raise his head off the examination table. He involuntarily flexes his hips and knees. To confirm your suspicions associated with this positive test, you would also perform a test for the _____ sign.3+On a scale of 0 to 4+, which deep tendon reflex score is appropriate for a finding of clonus in apatient?observing the infant suck and swallow.Cranial nerve XII may be assessed in an infant by:strong tonic neck at 6 months.You are most concerned for the infant that has a:7 monthsAt what age should the infant begin to transfer objects from hand to hand?16 to 24 monthsA positive Babinski sign is normal until what age?Bilateral pillrolling of the fingersWhich of the following is a concern, rather than an expected finding, in older adults?posterior inferior cerebellar artery.Ipsilateral Horner syndrome indicates a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurring in the:Guillain-Barré syndrome.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:myasthenia gravis.
- Summer '15
- temporal lobe, motor cortex, deep tendon