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Flashcards in Cranial Nerves Deck (12):
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CN 1

Nerve: Olfactory
How to Test: identify familiar odors (coffee, lemon, chocolate, etc)

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CN 2

Nerve:Optic
How to Test: test visual fields

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CN 3

Nerve: Oculomotor
How to Test: upward, downward, medial gaze. reaction to light

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CN 4

Nerve:Trochlear
How to Test: downward and lateral gaze

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CN 5

Nerve: Trigeminal
How to Test: corneal reflex, face sensation, clentch teeth; push down on jar to open mouth

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CN 6

Nerve: Abducens
How to Test: lateral gaze

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CN 7

Nerve: Facial
How to Test: close eyes tight, smile, whistle, puff cheeks, identify familiar tastes

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CN 8

Nerve: Vestibulcochlear
How to Test: hearing tests, balance and coordination tests

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CN 9

Nerve:glossopharyngeal
How to Test: gag reflex, ability to swallow

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CN 10

Nerve:Vagus
How to Test: gag reflex, say "ahhhh"

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CN 11

Nerve: Accessory
How to Test: resisted shoulder shrug

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CN 12

Nerve: hypoglossal
How to Test: tongue protrusion (if injured: tongue deviates toward injury side)