Definitions Quiz

  • Created by: Alice
  • Created on: 06-05-14 17:06

1. Dyskinesia is

  • Involuntary movement disorder distinguished by the underlying cause e.g myoclonus, dystonia, tremor
  • Voluntary movement disorder caused by heightened spasticity and tremor
  • Involuntary movement disorder distiguished by high tone and cerebral dysfunction
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2. Dysphagia is

  • Difficulty with movement due to disruption in the motor cortex leading to a lack of innervation of the muscle fibers.
  • Difficulty with swallowing due to disruption in the swallowing process.
  • Difficulty with communication. Due to the hypoxic nature of a stroke, broca's (expressive) and weirnicke's (receptive) area are starved of oxygen and damaged.

3. What is cerebral shock?

  • Cerebral hypoperfusion is when the blood supply to the brain is decreased, it is often associated with cerebral hypoxia
  • Cerebral hyperfusion is not the opposite of cerebral hypoperfusion

4. What are the two hypes of hemorrhagic stroke?

  • Intracerebral, intracranial
  • Intracerebral, intracranium
  • Intercerebral, intercranial
  • Intracerrebellum, intracranial

5. Wernicke's area is located in the

  • Motor cortex
  • Frontal lobe
  • Tempora-parateial lobe
  • Pre-central gyrus


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