5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- spinal cord
- a a disorder of learning and behavioral problems characterized by marked inattention, distractability, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity
- b inflammation of the dura mater
- c passes through the vertebral canal extending from the medulla oblongata to the level of the second lumbar vertebra. The spinal cord conducts nerve impulses to and from the brain and initiates reflex action to sensory information without input from the brain.
- d four
- e disease of many nerves (most often occurs as a side effect of diabetes mellitus, but may also occur as a result of drug therapy, critical illness such as sepsis, or carcinoma; exhibiting symptoms of weakness, distal sensory loss, and burning)
5 Multiple choice questions
- compulsive eating of nonnutritive substances such as clay or ice. This condition is often a result of an iron deficiency. When iron deficiency is the cause of pica the condition will disappear in 1 or 2 weeks when treated with iron therapy.
- hard, dura mater
- a mood disturbance characterized by feelings of sadness, despair, discouragement, hopelessness, lack of joy, altered sleep patterns, and difficulty with decision making and daily function. Depression ranges from normal feelings of sadness (resulting from and proportional to personal loss or tragedy), through dysthymia (chronic depressive neurosis), to major depression (also referred to as clinical depression, mood disorder).
- inflammation of the sciatic nerve, causing pain that travels from the thigh through the leg to the foot and toes; can be caused by injury, infection, arthritis, herniated disk, or from prolonged pressure on the nerve from sitting for long periods
- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
5 True/False questions
electroencephalograph → record of the electrical impulses of the brain
coma → cerebrovascular accident
cerebral aneurysm → pertaining to the cerebrum
cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) → radiographic imaging of the blood vessels in the brain (after an injection of contrast medium)
esthesi/o → sensation, sensitivity, feeling