Flashcards in Nerves Deck (13):
What nerve don’t you test?
-sense of smell and taste
What nerve is tested with reading and peripherals?
-ask patient for any blurred, spotty, loss of, or tunnel vision
What nerve does response to light test?
What does looking at your nose test?
-tested during quadrants
What does rubbing the face and clenching the jaw test?
-governs sensation of the forehead and muscles for chewing
What does the finger to four quadrants test?
-lateral movement of the eye
What does smiling, frowning, and whistling test?
-examine facial folds for symmetry
What does the rubbing of fingers in ears test?
-hearing and balance
What is the gag reflex test?
-not normally tested
What does having the patient say “ahhh” test?
-look for hoarseness in tone
-also controls heartbeat
What does shrugging the shoulders and turning the neck test?
11. Spinal Accessory
-opposite side of effected nerve will be weak
What does sticking the tongue out test?
-tongue will roll to affected side