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1

What is the function of the basal ganglia?

coordinates choice of sk muscle actions
(flex but not extend)

2

Disorders of basal ganglia complications

movement disorders

3

Function of thalamus

relay information to correct part of brain--tells us what to pay attention to

4

What is function of brain stem?

homeostasis, life-sustaining function + CN nuclei

5

3 parts of brainstem

midbrain
pons
medulla

6

Function of cerebellum

movement of multiple joints + visually guided movements

7

Damage to cerebellum complication

ataxia

8

Consciousness =

awake + aware

9

Do pts with coma have spontaneous eye opening

no

10

Sleep-wake cycles for unresponsive wakefulness

normal

11

Are pts in vegetative state aware?

no

12

Minimally conscious state

some sleep-wake cycles and incomplete awareness