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Flashcards in Western-Cranial Nerves Deck (24):
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Cranial Nerve-Function
CN I Olfactory (On)

Smell
(Some)

2

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN II Optic (Old)

Vision
(Say)

3

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN III Oculomotor (Olympus)

Eye movement: 4 directions (inferior oblique, inferior, superior, medial abduction/rectus). Opens eyelids.
(Marry)

4

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN IV Trochlear (Towering)

Eye movement: innervates superior oblique muscle. Turns eye down & lateral.
(Money)

5

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN V Trigeminal (Top)

Face & scalp sensation/pain, chewing. Three branches (V1: Ophthalmic, V2: Maxillary, V3: Mandibular)
(But)

6

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN VI Abducens (A)

Eye movement: innervates lateral rectus, to abduct eye.
(My)

7

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN VII Facial (Fine)

Facial expressions, saliva & tear excretion, taste (anterior 2/3 of tongue), (Bell's Palsy). Lowers eyelids.
(Brother)

8

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN VIII Vestibulocochlear (Violin)

Balance, equilibrium, hearing
(Says)

9

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN IX Glossopharyngeal (Gracefully)

Swallow (posterior 1/3 of tongue), taste, ear pain, temperature
(Bad)

10

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN X Vagus (Vaulted)

Controls muscles for voice & swallowing. Taste from epiglottis. Parasympathetic: sensation & motor control of thoracic & abdominal viscera.
(Business)

11

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN XI Accessory (And)

Movements of shoulder, head, vicera, upper trapezius, SCM
(Marrying)

12

Cranial Nerve-Function
CN XII Hypoglossal (Hopped)

Tongue movement, swallowing
(Money)

13

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN I Olfactory (On)

Smell test

14

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN II Optic (Old)

Check optic fundi. Check size/shape of pupil w/ light. This will test reaction to light (pupilary response).

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Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN III Oculomotor (Olympus)

Check optic fundi. Check size/shape of pupil w/ light. This will test reaction to light (pupilary response).

16

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN IV Trochlear (Towering)

N/A

17

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN V Trigeminal (Top)

Clench teeth. Blink Test/Corneal Reflex Test: use cotton ball & touch corner of the eye. Sensory is 5th nerve, Motor is 7th nerve.

18

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN VI Abducens (A)

6 cardinal directions of gaze.

19

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN VII Facial (Fine)

Wrinkle forehead, smile & puff cheeks.

20

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN VIII Vestibulocochlear (Violin)

Tuning fork (Weber Test)

21

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN IX Glossopharyngeal (Gracefully)

Gag Reflex

22

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN X Vagus (Vaulted)

Have PT yawn or say "Ah."

23

Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN XI Accessory (And)

Shrug shoulder

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Cranial Nerve-Tests
CN XII Hypoglossal (Hopped)

N/A

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