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Flashcards in Cranial Nerves Deck (12):
1

Optic

Cranial nerve II

Test visual acuity with the smelled chart

2

Oculomotor

Cranial nerve III


Extraocular movement-6 cardinal positions of gaze

3

Trochlear

cranial nerve IV


Test for convergence. Extraocular movement-6 cardinal position of gaze

4

Trigeminal

Cranial nerve V


Sharp and dull sensation of the forehead, cheeks and chin. Clench teeth and palpate the temporal and mass ether muscles for contraction

5

Abducens

VI

Extraocular movement-6 cardinal position of gaze

6

Facial

Cranial nerve VII


Smile,frown, show teeth, blow cheeks, raise eyebrows, tightly close eyes

7

Vestibulocochlear

Cranial nerve VIII


Whisper, weber, and Rhinne test

8

Glossopharyngeal

Cranial nerve IX


Swallow

9

Vagus

Cranial nerve X


Swallow "ash" observe rise and fall of uvula

10

Spinal Accessory

Cranial nerve XI


Shrug shoulders against resistance and turn head against resistance

11

Hypoglossal

Cranial nerve XII


Press tongue against tongue blade

12

Olfactory

Cranial nerve I



Check for ability to smell scents