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Presence of T4 lymphocytes or IGg in CSF is diagnostic for ___.
MS
Visual evoked potentials which assess nerve conduction is diagnostic for ___.
MS
Medications used for MS?
1. steroids for acute exacerbations
2. immunosuppressive drugs stops progression of the disease
3. interferons interfere with viral infections
3.
The loss of ___ causes Parkinson patients not to have control of voluntary movement.
dopamine
The first symptom of Parkinson's disease is usually ___.
tremors
TRAP is used to decribe the disease manifestations of ___. What are the manifestations?
Parkinson's;

1.tremors
2.rigidity
3.akinesia/bradykinesia
4.postural instability
Death in Parkinson's disease usually occurs secondary to ___ or ___ disease.
pulmonary, renal
2 anticholinergic alkaloids used in Parkinson's?
Congentin, Artane
Antiviral agent used in Parkinson's?
Symmetrel
Levodopa and Sinemet are medications used for what disease?
Parkinson's
In this disease, the nerve impulse fails to pass the myoneural junction.
myasthenia gravis
Tensilon, an anticholinesterase, is given to diagnose ___.
MG
A positive tensilon test would be indicated by?
An increase in strength in muscle group.
Cholinergic crisis can develop in what disease?
MG
A toxic response to medication where resp. failure may develop is called?
cholinergic crisis
­___ and ___ are two medication used to treat MG.
­Prostigmin, Mestinon
FACT:
Sensation and mental status pathways are not affected in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
­Muscle awkwardness with fine finger movement is commonly seen in what disease?
ALS
Respiratory paralysis in what disease is the usual cause of death in what disease?
ALS
Spinal shock results in these 3 manifestations?
-decresed HR
-decreased BP
-warm, dry skin
At the cervical level, injuries below ___ respiratory function disturbance is minimal. Injuries at or above ___ require respiratory support
T-6, C-4
In ___, the bladder muscle contracts but not strongly enough to empty the bladder. Need to crede the bladder to empty
atonic neurogenic bladder
In ___, the bladder is capable of emptying itself involuntarily. Patient has no control over voiding
reflec neurogenic bladder
___ is a complication of SCI which results in an uncontrolled paroxysmal hypertension.
autonomic dysrflexia
The first intervention the nurse must take if a patient experiences autonomic dysreflexia?
Sit the patient up
Autononmic dysreflexia is a medical emergency that can cause ___, ___, and ___.
CVA, blindness, death