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Brocca's Area and Wernick's Area - what do they do?

Speech

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Ipsilateral - def

Same side of body.

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Circle of Willis - what is it?

It's that circle in the brain - of arteries and such.

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Proprioception - def

sense of how body is positioned.

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Aphasia (receptive and expressive) - def

receptive - can't understand what's being said.
Expressive - can't say what they want to say.

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Dysphasia - difficult walking. T/F?

Nope, it's difficulty swallowing.

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Obtunded - def

less than full alterness.

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Stuporous - reduced sensibility. T/F?

True

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Homonymous hemianoposis - def

loss of vision of half of eye on both sides.

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Diplopia - def

double vision.

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Ptosis - def

drooping of upper eye

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Miosis - def

contraction of pupil

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Rhinorrhea - def

runny nose

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Ottorhea - def

ear drainage.

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Apraxia - def

problems with motor function.

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Agnosia - def

can't process sensory info.

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Herniation - def

pressure that moves tissue.