Lobes and principal fissures of the cerebral cortex, cerebellum, and brainstem (left hemisphere, lateral view).
Make a chart differentiating between descending and ascending spinal tracts.
What occurs if the spinal cord is incompletely severed?
Describe the nervous system.
Name the three major units of the brain.
Differentiate between the descending spinal tracts and the ascending spinal tracts of the spinal cord.
What is the function of the pituitary gland?
Name the fourth cranial nerve and state its function.
List the risk factors for cerebrovascular accidents.
Why is the 5.07 monofilament test used?
Explain the 0 to 4+ scale for scoring deep tendon reflexes. Scoring deep tendon reflexes
You are observing the neurologic examination of a 75-year-old man. You notice that before beginning the physical examination, the examiner asks the patient whether he is currently taking any medication. Why is it important to assess medications used by older adults?
What is the potential long-range effect on a child if meningitis occurs during the first year of life?
EI, a 44-year-old patient, comes in for a follow-up visit regarding his diabetes. Today he is complaining of numbness, tingling, and burning in his feet. His recent laboratory studies demonstrate an elevated hemoglobin A1c and hyperlipidemia. You diagnose him with peripheral neuropathy.
1- What are the possible etiologies of the peripheral neuropathy? What is the most likely cause?
2- Describe the patient’s objective findings with peripheral neuropathy.
3- What is the best physical assessment technique to determine peripheral neuropathy.