Flashcards in Dr. Hogan Bedside Tut#4 Deck (11)
2 ways to test dysdiadochokinesia?
hand over hand
how to elicit fasciculations?
flicking muscle with finger
What is visual evoked response test? when used for?
MS dx, measures functional integrity of visual pathyways
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
what 3 things can cause ST elevation?
what is Prinzmetal angina caused by?
vasospasm of the coronary arteries
3 reasons why unstable angina is dx'd?
pain at rest
angina that needs more medication than previously
what is a GTN side effect? good or bad?
headache. good sign
shows it's working and not expired
GTN can relieve 2 things:
symptoms of Angina
4 things in the blood you look for if suspect AMI?