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neurology test review

pia mater is very delicate serous membrane that has the appearance of a spider web false
cerebral spinal fluid bathes & nourishes the brain true
spinal nerves are seperated by 7 cervical, 12 thoraic, 5 cerical & 1 coccicly true
cervical lemina is less prominate than the lumbar/thoriac and must use smaller instruments true
there are 6 cervical lamina false
following traumic head injury with 1 or more breaking vessels under the scalp is called a subdural hemotoma true
antibotic solution is never used to irrigate bone, because the delicate brain tissue will be damaged false
in the event of a intracranial hemorrahage, bur holes are used to relieve pressure of blood against the brain true
the pons lies between the midbrain & medulla, in front of the cerebellum true
pia mater is a membrane that dips down into various crevices of the brain true
an acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor of the 8th cranial nerve
what is ligamentum flavum ligament that connects 1 spinous process of a vertebra to another
what is galea a tough fibrous sheet
portion between the forebrain and hindbrain midbrain
each spinal nerve forms 2 branches called rami
anastomosis of the 2 ends of the shaft of a nerve is called neurorrhaphy
creation of a opening to expose the spinal cord/discs laminotomy
during a lumbar laminectomy the surgeon pacs the sponge along the vertebra w/what instrument cobb elevator
bone was is used to control bleeding how blocking the flow of blood by inclusion
during a disectomy, what instrument is used #15 blade, pituitary ronguer, ring curret
an elastic cushion seperates what intraverebral disc
what is a AV Malformation an abnormal communication between the arteries & veins
what causes an aneursym weaking in the arterial wall due to congential defect
in preperation for entry into the brain, the scrub should have this available bipolar cautery unit & a #6 fraizer suction tip
most common bone grafting donor site is where iliac crest
during a anterior cervial discotomy, the placement of a bone graft is done why to fissue the vertebra
hypophysectomy is done to remove what all/portion of the pitutary gland
open carpal tunnel release is also called medianeurotomy
what is the consistency of CSF crystal clear, sterile & high end glucose
a congential anamoly that results in an increased amount of CSF hydrocephalus
burr holes are used to treat what subdural hemotoma
congential defect where the neural tube fails to close during fetal development myelomeningocele
replacment of a area of bone in the skull CAN NOT use cadavar bone
deversion of CSF away fromt he brain to another location w/in the body is called a shunting procedure
intracranial aneurysm is the "bulging of an artery" in what artery internal carotid artery
congential deformity caused by premature closing of the skull, the procedure is called craniotomy
opening made into the skull to expose the brain & intrcranial structures craniotomy
which hemostatic topical is most used all of the above
for a lumbar laminecotmy, which position is the pt in supine
how many pairs of spinal nerves are ther 31 pairs
Created by: clmcnees