Flashcards in Neurology Deck (25):
what is first line therapy for seizures outside the hospital?
PR diazepam 20 mg
what is a symptoms of bells palsy?
hypersensitivity to sound
what is bells palsy
temporary weakeness in one side of face
gets better within 9 months
bells palsy symptoms
weakness or total paralysis on one side of your face that develops within 2 days
drooping corner of the mouth
loss of taste
eye irritation, such as dryness or more tears
how to treat bells palsy
aciclovir and prednisalone
essential tremor symptoms
tremor worse when moving it
what improves a essential tremor?
a little alcohol
if symptoms are gradual, what can you rule out?
crossing finger over dorsal surface
spreading fingers horizontally
tests which nerve?
move wrist toward thumb tests which nerve?
closing thumb in a first and moving it to little finger is what test?
do patients tilt their head away from the affected side?
if spinal injury - do you do head tilt chin lift?
do jaw thrust instead
subdural haematoma symptoms
what do you need to check in someone who is on sodium valporate before a surgery?
when medication do you give after a TIA?
what does reynards sign present with?
fingers that go pale->blue->red when cold
what nerve is damaged in foot drop?
can oral contraceptive pill trigger migraine?
what kind of headache is associated with flashing light?
what kind of headache would give blood shot eyes, eyelid swelling and more tears?
what are symptoms of ICP headache?
waking up with pain
worse when laying down
what headache can be caused by stress?
what investigation for acute head injurys?