chapt 15 Diagnostics

  1. Brisk muscular contraction in response to stimuli
    • Deep tendon reflex
    • [ patellar response] knee cap
  2. Imaging of the brain using radioisotopes
    used to diagnose aneurysms abscesses tumors and hematomas
    Brain Scan
  3. Radiography of the spinal cord
    Myelography
  4. Use of ultrasound to study the brain structure
    Echoencephalography
  5. Visualization of blood vessels of the brain
    Cerebral angiography
  6. Uses radioactive substances to assess the functions of the brain
    PET Positron emmission tomography
  7. Tests electrical activity of the brain
    diagnose intracranial bleeding,lesions, and cerebral edema
    Computed Tomography CT another is

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI
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chapt 15 Diagnostics
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Chapt 15 Diagnostics
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