neuro final bonus questions

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  1. what age range do symptoms of austism normally start?
  2. what does PDD stand for?
    pervasive developmental disorder
  3. what nystagmus is a red flag?
  4. what sign of the following is not a sign of parkinsons?
  5. which of the following answers is a predictor of falls with parkinsons disease?
    • all of the above
    • (loss of arm swing, previous falls, duration of disease, dementia)
  6. which of the following gradually appear in the first three years of life with an autism pt?
    • A & B
    • (failure to speak by 16 months, poor eye contact)
  7. a pt. with MS may have a positive lhermitts sign with what motion at the neck is used to test for lehermitts sign
  8. what is the classical triad for parkinsons
    rigidity, resting tremor, bradykinesitha
  9. which of the following screening instruemts is the gold standard for assisiting in autism dx?
    childhood autism rating scale
  10. all the following are visual deficits that may present in MS patients except?
    homonymos hemianapsia
  11. all these s/s are present in stage III of PD except?
    requires assistance for standing and walking
  12. which of these is not a characteristic of Autism?
    ability to express needs
  13. what is autism not?
    • all of the above
    • (bad parenting, mental illness, acting out)
  14. with MS bowel and bladder dysfunction indicate an involvement in?
    autonomic nervous system
  15. how does a pt with MS with UMN syndrom present?
    hyper MSR's
  16. wht precentage of cells are lost before s/s of PD are apparent?
  17. if the pt. remains in stage I or II at the 4 year mark with original PD dx what course of the disease are they in?
  18. what is the percentage of MS pt.s that have cog. and behavioral problems?
  19. lhermittes sign is a common sign of damage to what area of the spine?
    posterior colunm
  20. what part of the brain is effected with pts. who have PD
    substancia nigra in the basal ganglia
  21. what are the four predictors of falls with PD?
    • loss of arm swing
    • previous falls
    • duration of disease
    • dementia
  22. all the following are signs of autism during the first 3 years of life of a child except?
    failure to recognize parents
  23. what is autism?
    none of the above
  24. at what age will s/s of autism appear?
    first three years
  25. a child with fragile x syndrome has a _____ chance of also having autism?
  26. parkinsons is a disorder of _____ producing cells in the ________
    dopamine; substancia nigra
  27. freezing is a presentation of what stage of parkinsons?
  28. a ___% of MS patients will experience bladder dysfuncations?
  29. which type of MS is progression without remission?
    primary progressive
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