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disorder of language

aphasia

2

disorder of speech/motor

dysarthria

3

usually aphasia is what type of disturbance

cortical

4

assessment of aphasia (3)

1. listen
2. 3 step command
3. ability to name/repeat

5

how to test visual fields

confrontation testing

6

diplopia can be attributed to which CN

CN III, CN IV, CN, VI

7

nysagmus can be attributed to which CN?

CN III, CN IV, CN, VI

8

controls muscles of facial expression, taste, suppression of hearing

CN VII

9

symmetric palatal elevation

CN IX, X

10

how to assess muscle bulk

visual observation, palpation

11

where is best to assess limb tone

elbow, wrist

12

how to assess motor power

side to side variation

13

power grading: no contraction

0

14

power grading: barely detectable flicker of contraction

1

15

power grading: active movement with gravity eliminated

2

16

power grading: active movement against gravity

3

17

power grading: active movement against gravity and some resistance

4

18

power grading: active movement against resistance w/o evident fatigue

5

19

sensory testing (3)

light touch, pinprick/temp, proprioception/vibration

20

what is romberg sign assessing

posterior column, sensory pathway

21

reflex grading: hyperactive with clonus

4

22

reflex grading: hyperactive w/o clonus

3

23

reflex grading: normal

2

24

reflex grading: diminished

1

25

reflex grading: absent

0