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Centre controlling circadian rhythms

Suprachiasmatic nucleus

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Hormone that is unregulated in dark

Melatonin

2

Hormone built up in day also responsible for sleep

Adenosine

3

Retrieval of long established facts

Semantic memory

4

Types of explicit memory

Episodic
Semantic

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Contraindications for lumbar puncture

- reduced LOC
- papilloedema
- ventriculoperitoneal shunt
- unexplained seizure or new focal neurological sign

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Non- neurological conta-indications to LP

- severe cardio-resp compromise
- severe coagulopathy
- local sepsis over site