Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 14 :
Neurological Disorders

Quiz 14 :
Neurological Disorders

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Through what area does the cerebrospinal fluid circulate around the brain and spinal cord?
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C

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Which of the following is the usual location of language centers?
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A

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What would be the effect of damage to the auditory association area in the left hemisphere?
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B

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Which of the following applies to the corticospinal tract?
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What is a major function of the limbic system?
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Where are 1-adrenergic receptors located?
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What does a vegetative state refer to?
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Which of the following conditions is NOT part of the criteria for a declaration of "brain death"?
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What is the best definition of aphasia?
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What is an early indicator of increased intracranial pressure?
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What is the rationale for vomiting in a patient who has increased intracranial pressure?
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What is the typical change in blood pressure in a patient who has increased intracranial pressure?
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The largest category of primary malignant brain tumors that arise from cells in the central nervous system (CNS) are called:
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Which of the following causes papilledema?
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What is the effect of an enlarging brain abscess on cardiovascular activity?
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As intracranial pressure rises, the pupil of the eye, ipsilateral to the lesion, becomes dilated and unresponsive to light because of pressure on the:
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Which of the following characteristics indicates that the CSF is normal?
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Which of the following statements is TRUE about malignant brain tumors?
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Secondary brain tumors usually arise from:
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Why are focal or generalized seizures sometimes an early indication of a brain tumor?
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