Flashcards in CNS Overview (Prunuske) Deck (12):
What is the function of the basal ganglia?
coordinates choice of sk muscle actions
(flex but not extend)
Disorders of basal ganglia complications
Function of thalamus
relay information to correct part of brain--tells us what to pay attention to
What is function of brain stem?
homeostasis, life-sustaining function + CN nuclei
3 parts of brainstem
Function of cerebellum
movement of multiple joints + visually guided movements
Damage to cerebellum complication
awake + aware
Do pts with coma have spontaneous eye opening
Sleep-wake cycles for unresponsive wakefulness
Are pts in vegetative state aware?