CASC physical examinations

  1. Frontal lobe examination?
    • 1.) Personality change?
    • 2.) FAS and animal in 1 min each
    • 3.) Luria test
    • 4.) Go-no-go
    • 5.) Cognitive estimates
    • 6.) Similarities
    • 7.) Proverb interpretation
    • 8.) Palmar grasp reflex
  2. Parietal lobe examination - Dominant
    • 1.) Finger agnosia
    • 2.) Astereoagnosia
    • 3.) Dysgraphaesthesia
    • 4.) Dyscalculia
    • 5.) R-L disorientation
  3. Finger agnosia?
    Touch nose with index finger - cannot recognise finger
  4. Astereoagnosia?
    Recognise object place in hand by touch, eyes closed.
  5. Dysgraphaesthesia
    Trace letters onto back of hand, eyes closed, check sensation first.
  6. Dyscalculia
    Simple sums
  7. R-L disorientation
    Touch left ear with right hand
  8. Parietal lobe exam - non-dominant
    • 1.) Inattention
    • 2.) Constructional apraxia
    • 3.) Topographical disorientation
    • 4.) Ideational and ideomotor apraxia
  9. Inattention?
    Draw clock face
  10. Constructional apraxia
    Interlocking pentagons
  11. Topographical disorientation
    Do you get lost in familiar places?
  12. Ideamotor and ideational apraxia
    3 stage command - take this piece of paper in your left hand and place it on the floor

    Mime cutting paper with scissors
  13. Parietal lobe exam
    Visual fields
  14. Parietal lobe exam - speech
    • 1.)Conduction aphasia
    • 2.) Receptive dysphasia
    • 3.) Alexia
  15. Conduction aphasia
    Cannot repeat phrase that is said to them
  16. Receptive aphasia
    Difficulty in comprehension - comment on this, no specific test
  17. Parietal lobe exam - Reading and writing
    Lesions of the angular gyrus can cause problems with this
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Em262
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Card Set
CASC physical examinations
Description
Physical examinations including cognitive testing for the MRCPsych CASC examination.
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