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Flashcards in Intro to Neurological exam Deck (15):
1

Cranial nerves

Olf, Op, O, To(tro) Touch (tri) And Feel Vaginas. God Vaginas Are Hot.

2

Cranial nerve 1

Olfactory Nerve

3

Testing for CN II function involves what?

- Direct inspection of retina
- Visual Acuity
- Color Vision
- Visual Fields
- Pupilary size and light response
- Accomodation response

4

CN III, IV, VI

Test eye movement and pupillary response

5

CN V

Test for facial sensation and muscles of mastication (masseter strength test, jaw jerk)

6

CN VII

Test muscles of facial expression

7

CN III

Test for hearing
- Subtle sounds
- Rinne Test
- Weber Test

8

CN VIII

Balance

9

CN IX and X

Test for pharyngeal sensation and muscle contraction....head movement

10

CN (XI)

Accessory nerve, test trapezius muscle for strenth and bulk

11

CN XII

Test tongue for strength and bulk

12

Atrophy is a sign of upper or lower motor neuron lesion?

Lower Motor Neuron...no atrophy with upper motor neuron lesions

13

Reflexes increased or decresed with LMN lesion?

Decreased with lower, increased with upper

14

Muscle tone increased or decreased with LMN and UMN lesions?

Decreased with lower, increased with upper

15

Fasiculations with what type of lesion? LMN or UMN

LMN