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2 ways to test dysdiadochokinesia?

finger opposition
hand over hand

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how to elicit fasciculations?

flicking muscle with finger

2

What is visual evoked response test? when used for?

MS dx, measures functional integrity of visual pathyways

3

What is Lhermitte's sign? when use? when not to use?

radiculopathy during neck flexion
use for testing, MS, disc compression, pernicious anaemis
don't use if suspect trauma

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what 3 things can cause ST elevation?

Anterior MI
Pericarditis
Prinzmetal angina

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what is Prinzmetal angina caused by?

vasospasm of the coronary arteries

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3 reasons why unstable angina is dx'd?

pain at rest
changing angina
angina that needs more medication than previously

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what is a GTN side effect? good or bad?

headache. good sign
shows it's working and not expired

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GTN can relieve 2 things:

symptoms of Angina
Oesophageal spasm

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4 things in the blood you look for if suspect AMI?

troponin i
CKMB
LDH
U&E: K+

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B12 is absorbed where in the GI system?

terminal ileum
needs intrinsic factor