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Module Five

Central Nervous System

The central nervous system consists of _________________________. The brain and spinal column
The medulla controls______________________, ______________________, _______________________,________________________. Heart rate, breathing, blood vessel size, and swallowing
Cranial nerves conduct impulses between the _______________, ___________,_________________, ________________, _______________. Brain, head, neck, chest, abdomen
The total or partial loss of the ability to use or understand language is________________. Aphasia
Difficulty understanding language is __________________________. Receptive aphasia
You find your resident on the floor and you will suspect that they may have a __________ __________ because they are complaining that their head hurts. head injury
The eye disease that blurs the central vision is _______________________. Age-related macular degeneration.
____________________ is loss of motor function, loss of sensation, or both. Paralysis
__________________________ is paralysis and loss of sensory function in the arms, legs, and trunk. It can also be called tetraplegia. Quadriplegia
Paralysis on one side of the body is _________________________. Hemiplegia
High sugar in the blood is _________________________. Hyperglycemia
Low sugar in the blood is ______________________________. Hypoglycemia
When a person has glaucoma, he or she may have difficulty seeing objects _____________________. Peripherally
Clouding of the lens and halos around lights are ______________________. Cataracts
When a resident’s vision is blurry and they see spots or floaters they have _________________________. Diabetic retinopathy
Created by: mstearns