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What degenerative disease of the Central Nervous System is classified with these three main symptoms: tremors,rigidity and bradykenisia?

Parkinson's

1

What definition best describes a sensory neuron?

A neuron that transmits impulses from the body back to the brain.

2

What type of matter is the inner most meninges?

Pia Matter

3

In America what is the number one cause of death in children and adults.

Traumatic Brain Injury

4

What is the name of the fracture that is a fracture of the atlas (c1)?

Jefferson Fracture

5

What disease causes demylenation of the central nervous system that is a movement disorder and causes visual disturbances?

Multiple Sclerosis

6

Which disease is much more severe as a bacterial infection than as a viral infection?

Meningitis

7

Of the brain lesions, which one is the least common?

Mid Brain Lesion

8

What makes stage 4 of Myasthenia Gravis a crisis?

Respiratory Failure

9

What is one of the cardinal signs of Parkinson's Disease?

Pill Rolling

10

What is the moderate score on the Glasgow scale?

8 and below > Severe
9-12 > Moderate
13-15 > Mild

11

The brain and the spinal cord are parts of what system?

Central Nervous System

12

What type of nerves conduct impulses from the brain and travelto the thoracic and abdominal areas?

Cranial Nerves

13

What is used to determine the level of consciousness after a traumatic brain injury?

Glasgow scale

14

What are some examples of causes of non-traumatic spinal cord injuries?

Tumor
Infection
Congenital Disease

15

What are three types of fractures found in a spinal cord injury?

Jefferson
Burst
Hangman's

16

Which neurological disorder occurs do to the death of dopamine making cells?

Parkinson's

17

What controls and regulates all mental and physical functions?

Central Nervous System

18

What is the term for having sclerotic plaque disseminated throughout the CNS that are hallmark of the disease?

Multiple Sclerosis

19

Level III of the Rancho Los Amigos levels of cognitive functioning would be characterized as?

Local response

20

What is a neurological syndrome dominated by involuntary sustained muscle contractions frequently causing twisting and repetitive movements?

Dystonia