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CCRN Barrons Neuro

CCRN - Barrons Neurology

QuestionAnswer
What is always the first sign of a neuro problem? change in LOC
Is a positive Babinksi normal or abnormal in adults? abnormal
In a positive Babinski, toes flare ___when bottom of the foot is stroked. up toward the head
What reflexes are absent in brain death? cough, gag, corneal
Is it better to have dolls eyes or not? To have doll's eyes.
Cushing's triad is a sign of ____ of the brain. herniation
Cushing's triad is composed of: Increased systolic pressure, widening pulse pressure, decreased heart rate, decreased respirator rate
Homonymous Hemaniopia is what? a loss of vision in half the field of each ey
Homonymous Hemaniopia indicates damage to what nerve? The optic nerve (cranial nerve II)
Homonymous Hemaniopia occurs ____ the side of the problem. opposite
Uncal herniation involves displacement of the ___ lobe against the brain stem and the ___ cranial nerve temporal lobe and the 3rd cranial nerve (oculomotor, pupil)
Uncal herniation compresses parasympathetic innervation to the affected side, blow pupil on same side seen ___ change in LOC before
Uncal herniation is most often caused by epidural hematoma in the temporal area
What type of herniation results from an epidural hematoma? uncal herniation
A basilar skull fracture results in a ____ tear. meningeal tear
Raccoon eyes are a sign of what? Basilar skull fracture
Battle sign is a sign of what? Basilar skull fracture
Increased cerebral blood flow is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? early sign
Tachycardia & hypertension are early or late signs of status epilepticus? early signs
Increased PaCO2 and Increased PaO2 are early or late signs of status epilepticus? early signs
Increased glucose is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? early sign
Increased K+ is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? early sign
Cerebral blood flow unable to meet demands is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? late sign
Arrhythmias are an early or late sign of status epilepticus? late sign
Hypoglycemia is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? late sign
High K+ and CKs are early or late signs of status epilepticus? late sign
Rhabdomyolysis is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? late sign
Ventricular fibrillation is an early or late sign of status epilepticus? late sign
Death with status epilepticus is due to ___. cerebral hypermetabolism
Created by: leidsmoe