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Sarah Michelle: neuro crash course Exam Questions & Answers A+ 1 / 4 1. tumor headache presentation 2. atrial fibrillation increases risk for 3. hypertension increases risk for 4. cluster hea... dache presentation 5. cluster headache tx 6. temporal arteritis presentation 7. temporal arteritis dx 8. temporal arteritis tx 9. temporal arteritis puts people at risk for 10. what condition is commonly associated with temporal arteritis? 11. hypertension HA presentation dull, persistent headache in same spot maybe n/v, vision issues, behavioral/personality changes ischemic stroke hemorrhagic stroke unilateral HA tearing, nasal drainage occurs same time daily prophylaxis: verapamil acute attacks: high flow O2, triptans, sometimes intranasal lidocaine unilateral headache pulsing, pain in temporal area jaw claudication (pain w/ chewing) increased inflammatory markers (i.e., ESR) temporal artery biopsy high dose steroids taper over 2 years permanent vision loss polymyalgia rheumatica occipital HA occurs in the AM Sarah Michelle: neuro crash course Exam Questions & Answers A+ 2 / 4 12. hypertension HA treatment 13. migraines presentation adjust current Rx or start new Rx w or w/o aura photo/phonophobia throbbing/pulsating 14. migraines tx prophylaxis- avoid triggers, bb (i.e., propranolol) tx- triptans 15. tension headache 16. parkinson's disease 3 major features bilateral most common type of HA 1. bradykinesia (shuffling gait, most debilitating) 2. resting tremor (better with mvmt) 3. rigidity 17. parkinson's tx 1. dopamine agonist = 1st line 2. carbidopa/levodopa = 2nd line bc of wearing off syndrome 18. meningitis clinical signs 19. 3A's of Alzheimer's disease 20. screening for assess cognitive decline? 21. cranial nerve mnemonics Brudzinski - flex neck, IF patient brings legs back = positive Kernig's - hip flexed 90 degrees, IF unable to extend knee due to pain = positive aphasia (difficulty expressing/understanding speech) agnosia (inability to process senses, unable to recognize familiar things) apraxia (loss of voluntary motor skills/gestures) mini mental state exam perfect score 30 =< 23 dementia... [Show More]

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