Campus Collusion
Review Questions for Test Preparation

       
    

  



NeuroMedical-Surgical Nursing-7th edition

Review Online for Free
Lies about Study Techniques: Believe them at your own risk.
www.NursingInAFlash.com

Page 18
Skip Navigation Links
Question Answer
Parkinson's is a severe degeneration of the _______ and involves the _______.
Show Answer
basal ganglia (corpus striatum); dopaminergic nigrostriatal pathway (extrapyramidal system that helps with fine motor skills)
Rigidity, tremor, bradykinesia, stiffness, stooped posture are signs and symptoms of...
Show Answer
Parkinson's
Degeneration of the basal ganglia...
Show Answer
Parkinson's
Most people die from ALS within _______; respiratory failure is the cause.
Show Answer
5 years
MS is a _______ disorder. ALS is a _______ disorder. Myasthenia Gravis is a _______ disorder.
Show Answer
MS = demyelinating; ALS = peripheral nervous system; MG = neuromuscular junction
ALS and MS have _______ motor neuron lesions.
Show Answer
upper and lower
Demyelination of white matter...
Show Answer
MS
Progressive, inflammatory, demyelinating disorder of the CNS...
Show Answer
MS; myelin undergoes breakdown and phagocytic destruction.
What causes the decreased signal conduction in MS?
Show Answer
Edema and demyelination; when edema resolves leads to partial remission.
A chronic autoimmune disease that impacts the junction where the nerves innervates the muscle...
Show Answer
Myasthenia Gravis
Download these questions to your phone here
Vision, chewing, talking, swallowing, weakness and fatigue of the muscles of the eyes and throat are all impacted by...
Show Answer
Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis is an immune _______ against acetylcholine receptors and _______ motor neurons.
Show Answer
IgG mediated attack; UMN
Decreased acetylcholine receptor sites...
Show Answer
Myasthenia Gravis
Upper motor neurons govern... Lower motor neurons govern...
Show Answer
UMN: fine motor movement; LMN: muscles
UMN or LMN? Originates in anterior horn/spinal cord...
Show Answer
LMN
UMN or LMN? Terminates in the anterior horn/spinal cord...
Show Answer
UMN
One of the most outstanding features of LMN lesions is _______.
Show Answer
muscle atrophy
_______ is a common cause of UMN damage.
Show Answer
Stroke
What is the earliest indicator of intracranial hypertension?
Show Answer
LOC
_______ is a late sign of ICP. It indicates pressure on the emesis center of the brain.
Show Answer
Projective vomiting
What are the general compensatory measures in someone with increased ICP?
Show Answer
Decrease in cerebral blood volume; decrease in cerebral spinal fluid (easiest); tissue expansion.
  
Page 18 Skip Navigation Links
Not what your looking for, continue searching

    
Skip Navigation Links