Testing the deep tendon reflexes gives the examiner information regarding the intactness of the
reflex arc at specific levels in the spinal cord.
Clonus that may be seen when testing deep tendon reflexes is characterized by
set of rapid, rhythmic contractions of the same muscle.
The presence of primitive reflexes in a newborn infant is indicative of
immaturity of the nervous system.
The _____________ coordinates movement, maintains equilibrium, and helps maintain posture
During the assessment of extraocular movements, two back-and-forth oscillations of the eyes in the extreme lateral gaze occurs. This response indicates
an expected movement of the eyes during this procedure.
An area of the body that is supplied mainly from one spinal segment through a particular spinal nerve is identified as a:
Developmental Stage, culture, stress, medications, illness, lifestyle, personality are all components of what part of the neurological assessment?
Confusion with disordered perceptions
and decreased attention span;
inappropriate reactions to stimuli