test 2b

  1. symptoms of anterior cord syndrome
    • loss of motor function, pain, temp
    • preservation of light touch and position sense
  2. symptoms of central cord syndrome
    • loss of UE function
    • preservation of LE function
  3. symptoms of sacral sparing
    preservation of perianal sensation and active toe flexion
  4. Brown-Sequard presentation
    • on side of lesion: weakness, loss of position sense, loss of vibration sense
    • on contralat side: loss of pain and temp
  5. stork test identifies __
  6. froment's sign
    impairment of ulnar nerve as seen by weakness in adductor pollicis when a thumb-index grip is trying to hold a piece of paper (the pt will use FPL/median nerve and the IP will flex)
  7. albuterol - for what? side effects?
    • bronchodilator
    • tremor, anxiety, nervousness, weakness
  8. falls risk and nitroglycerin?
    yes, even with small doses
  9. signs of brainstem dysfunction affecting extramyramidal pathways
    invol mvmnts
  10. signs of pyramidal or cortical dysfunction
    UMNL stuff - hypertonicity, hyperreflexia, generalized paresis, variable disuse atrophy
  11. lumbar quadrant test ids what?
    lumbar facet dysfunction
  12. valsalva's maneuver identifies what?
    space occupying lesion (tumor, disc herniation, etc)
  13. bicycle (van Glederen's) test
    put pt on a a bike to differentiate btwn spinal stenosis and intermittent vascular claudication
  14. fluent aphasia
  15. signs and symptoms of bacterial pneumonia
    • gradual onset of a few days
    • productive cough
    • decreased PaO2 and SaO2 (bc pneumonia interferes w O2 transport from alveoli to pulmonary capillaries)
    • crackles in area of pneumonia
  16. lemniscal impingement --> what changes
  17. test for calcaneofibular lig
    talar tilt
  18. Thompson's test is for what?
    intgrity of achilles tendon
  19. Morton's test is for what?
    presence of stress fracture or neuroma in foot
  20. how to do Thompson test
    • prone, foot off edge of table
    • squeeze the calf and see if there's PF
  21. how to do Morton's test
    • supine, foot supported on table
    • grasp around metatarsal heads and squeeze
    • pos: pain in forefoot
  22. Stork test
    • SLS and do trunk ext
    • pos for spondylolisthesis if there's LBP with ipsilat leg on ground
  23. Hautant's test is for what
    differentiates vascular vs vestibular causes for dizziness
  24. how to do Hautant's test
    • 1) sitting, arms at 90 w palms up. close eyes and hold 30 sec
    • 2) repeat with head ext and R then L rot, holding each 30 sec

    • if arms lose position in the the first it may be vestibular
    • if only in the second, vascular
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