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1

what makes lithium more toxic

sodium depletion

2

what effect does clomipramine have on 5 hydroxytryptamine

reuptake into neurones is inhibited by clomipramine

3

benzodiazepines

hypnotics
insomnia

4

temazepan

barbituates
reduces rem sleep and slow wave sleep

5

what nerve is at risk in thyroidectomy

reccurent laryngeal

6

what branch of subclavian helps to supply the brain

vertebral

7

what is a side effect of anti inflammatory corticosteroids

they suppress hypothalamic functions

8

prednisolone

corticosteroid

9

which fascial layer encloses the spinal accessory nerve within the posterior triangle

investing

10

which muscle is most likely to be damaged in a forceps delivery

bucinator

11

imipramine

TCA

12

bromocryptine

dopamine receptor antagonist

13

narcotic analgaesic side effects

tickling cough

14

meningoencephalocoele

protrusion of meninges and brain tissue through a defect in the skull

15

what is a sign of raised intracranial pressure

hypertension

16

orexin (hypocretin)

regulates arousal and wakefulness

17

damage to the optic chiasm

bitemporal hemianopia

18

what action does the lateral and medial pterygoids acting together have

side to side movements

19

what nerve runs within the cavernous sinus adjacent to the internal carotid artery

abducencs

20

zolpidem

short acting anxiolytic which acts on GABA receptors

21

fluoxetine

SSRI

22

what drug should you avoid eating foods rich in tyramine

phenelzine

23

what neurotransmitter do classical antipsychotics affect the most

dopamine

24

what are symptoms of cerebellar damage

action tremour
ataxia
dysdiadochokinesia
hypotonia

25

cervicocollic reflex

compensatory response of the neck muscles that is driven by neck proprioceptive inputs during motion of the body.

26

vestibulocollic reflex

compensatory response of the neck muscles when head motion is sensed by the vestibular organs in the inner ear.

27

vestibulospinal tract

receives information about head movements and uses it to affect posture