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MOT 135

Neuro Procedure Quiz

___________ is a record the minute electrical impulses of the brain. Electroencephalogram
____________ is a record of minute electrical potentials (waves) that are extracted from ongoing EEG activity to diagnose auditory, visual & sensory pathway disorders. Evoked potentials
A ______ is used to create a record of various aspects of sleep (eye & muscle movement, respiration & EEG patterns) Polysomnography
This is done by introducing a needle into the spine for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. Lumbar puncture
____________ is an x-ray of blood vessels in the brain after intracarotid injection of contrast medium. Cerebral angiogram
A __________ is an X-ray of the spinal cord obtained after intraspinal injection of contrast medium. Myelogram
These are involuntary muscle contraction after percussion at a tendon. Deep tendon reflexes
Pathologic response to stimulation of the plantar surface of the foot is called _____________? Babinski sign
An image made with ultrasound beams through the skull to assess the blood flow in the intracranial vessels is called _____________? Transcranial Doppler sonogram
Define Positron-emission tomography (PET) A technique combining nuclear medicine & computed tomography to produce images of brain anatomy and corresponding physiology.
Define Carotid endarterectomy An incision and coring of the carotid artery to clear a blockage.
________ is an excision of part of the skull to approach the brain. Craniectomy
An incision into the skull to approach the brain is called what? Craniotomy
The removal of a herniated disk is called what? Diskectomy (discectomy)
_________ is an excision of one or more laminae of the vertebrae to approach the spinal cord. Laminectomy:
Define Neuroplasty Surgical repair of a nerve
Spondylosyndesis is also referred to as? spinal fusion
__________ is electrical shock applied to the brain to induce convulsions to treat patients with severe depression. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
This is the use of specialized illuminating light boxes and visors to treat seasonal affective disorders. Light therapy
________ is treatment of psychiatric disorders using verbal and nonverbal communication. Psychotherapy
When you wish to decrease or stop unwanted behavior _______ would be used. Behavioral therapy
Treatment to change unwanted patterns of thinking is called? Cognitive therapy
An Analgesic is what? An agent that relieves pain
What type of agent is used to prevent or lessens convulsions? Anticonvulsants
What is a Hypnotic? An agent that induces sleep
What do anxiolytic agents do? They reduce anxiety
What do sedatives do? They have a calming effect on the person taking them.
Created by: kbcanarr