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37 Cards in this Set

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A-
Without
An-
Without
Hemi-
Half
Pre-
Before
-Algesia
Sensitivity to Pain
-Algia
Pain
-Kinesia
Movement
-Phasia
Speech
-Therapy
Treatment
Cerebr/o
Brain
Encephal/o
Brain
Meningi/o
Meninges
Myel/o
Spinal Cord
Neur/o
Nerve
Ventricul/o
Ventricle
CNS
Central Nervous System
PNS
Peripheral Nervous System
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
EEG
Electroencephalogram
LP
Lumbar puncture
Meninges – 3 Layers
Dura, Arachnoid, Pia
Nerves
Sensory & Motor
Spinal Cord
2 Way Conduction
Coma
Deep sleep, no response to external stimuli
Concussion
Brief interruption of brain function with a loss of consciousness
Syncope
Fainting
Contusion (Brain)
Bruising, hemorrhage in the brain due to brain striking inner skull
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Death of a specific area of brain tissue due to ischemia
Epilepsy (Seizures)
Excessive, irregular electrical activity of the CNS
Meningitis
Inflammation of the Meninges due to bacterial or viral infection
Migraine
Recurring, pulsating, vascular, usually on 1 side. Can cause visual disturbances.
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Measures electrical activity produced by the brain
Lumbar puncture
Hollow needle placed in subarachnoid space to withdraw CSF
Myelogram
Use of contrast media to visualize spinal cord and vertebral canal through x-rays
Physical Therapy
Gross motor skills
Occupational therapy
Fine motor skills
Speech therapy
speaking/cognitive skills