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Beta1 adrenergic receptors are primary located in the:
Heart (cardiac muscle)
A vegetative state refers to:
A loss of awareness and mental capabilities
Which are the following conditions are part of the criteria for declaration for brain death?
-Cessation of brain function
-Absence of brainstem reflexes or responses
-Absence of spontaneous respirations when ventilator assistance is withdrawn
-Establishment of the certainty of irreversible brain damage by confirmation of the cause of the dysfunction
Aphasia refers to:
An inability to comprehend or to express language
The first sign of intracranial pressure:
A decreasing level of consciousness or decreased responsiveness (lethargy)
Brain tumors
Stretches the meninges and blood vessel walls
Which of the following statements applies to malignant brain tumors?
A primary malignant tumors rarely metastasize outside the CNS
Which of the following is a correct statement about TIA?
They often warning of potential cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or stroke
The source of embolus causing cerebrovascular accident:
Common carotid arteries
All of the following applies to a stroke except:
Maximum necrosis and infraction develop within several hours of onset
The effects of infraction onto the structure into the right interior cerebral artery include:
Contralateral weakness in the leg impair spatial relationship
Bacterial meningitis cause swelling purulent exudates to form what?
Involving the pia mater, arachnoid and surface of entire brain
Significant sign in acute bacterial meningitis are:
severe headache, back pain, photophobia and nuchal rididity (a hyperextended, stiff neck)
In case of Guillain-Barre’s syndrome pathophysiology includes:
Inflammation demyelination of the peripheral nervous systems
Following head injuries, secondary damage to the brain likely to occur because of:
hematoma or infection
Beta1 adrenergic receptors are primary located in the:
Heart (cardiac muscle)
A vegetative state refers to:
A loss of awareness and mental capabilities
Which are the following conditions are part of the criteria for declaration for brain death?
-Cessation of brain function
-Absence of brainstem reflexes or responses
-Absence of spontaneous respirations when ventilator assistance is withdrawn
-Establishment of the certainty of irreversible brain damage by confirmation of the cause of the dysfunction
Aphasia refers to:
An inability to comprehend or to express language
The first sign of intracranial pressure:
A decreasing level of consciousness or decreased responsiveness (lethargy)
Brain tumors
Stretches the meninges and blood vessel walls
Which of the following statements applies to malignant brain tumors?
A primary malignant tumors rarely metastasize outside the CNS
Which of the following is a correct statement about TIA?
They often warning of potential cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or stroke
The source of embolus causing cerebrovascular accident:
Common carotid arteries
All of the following applies to a stroke except:
Maximum necrosis and infraction develop within several hours of onset
The effects of infraction onto the structure into the right interior cerebral artery include:
Contralateral weakness in the leg impair spatial relationship
Bacterial meningitis cause swelling purulent exudates to form what?
Involving the pia mater, arachnoid and surface of entire brain
Significant sign in acute bacterial meningitis are:
severe headache, back pain, photophobia and nuchal rididity (a hyperextended, stiff neck)
In case of Guillain-Barre’s syndrome pathophysiology includes:
Inflammation demyelination of the peripheral nervous systems
Following head injuries, secondary damage to the brain likely to occur because of:
hematoma or infection