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cranial nerves

health assesment test 3

smell reception and interpretation olfactory
visual acuity and visual fields optic
raise eyelids, pupillary constriction, change lens shape oculomotor
downward, inward eye movement trochlear
jaw opening and clenching, chewing, sensation to face, teeth, tongue trigeminal
lateral eye movement abducens
movement of facial expression muscles; taste, anterior 2/3 of tongue (sweet & salty); secretion of saliva and tears facial
hearing and equilibruim acoustic
voluntary muscles for swallowing; gag reflex; bitter and sour taste glossopharyngeal
voluntary muschles of phonation and swallowing; sensation behind ear and part of external ear canal; involuntary action of heart, lungs, and digestive tract vagus
turn head, shrug shoulders spinal accessory
tongue movement; swallowing hypoglossal
if client complains of altered taste, you should also check what nerve? olfactory b/c taste and smell generally go together
if client is unable to move around the environment and see the chair to sit down.. what nerve? optic
look at clients while they answer questions and observe the movement of the eyes.. if they move equally from side to side, up and down, and obliquely, this indicates function of what nerve? oculomotor, trochlear, and abducens
if the eyes blinkd, this indicates a function of what nerve? trigeminal
if the client's face is symmetric when he talks, this indicates the function of what nerve? facial
if the client can hear the examiner, this indicates the function of what nerve? acoustic
in observing clients walking in the room, note if they maintain balance. this indicates function of what nerve? acoustic
if th enurse observes the clients swallow their saliva, this indicates the function of what nerves? glossopharyngeal and vagus
hearing the clients' gutteral speech sounds indicates a function of what nerve? vagus
if the cilents shrug their shoulders or turn their head during the interview, this indicates function of what nerve? spinal accessory
if the cilents can enuciate words, this indicates functions of the tongue and what nerve? hypoglossal
Created by: miranda130