Chapter 65--Asessment of Neurologic Function

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photophobiasensitivity to lightposition (postural) sense-awareness of position of parts of the body without looking at them -also referred to as proprioceptionreflexan automatic response to stimulirigidityincrease in muscle tone at rest characterized by increased resistance to passive stretchRomberg test-test for cerebellar dysfunction that can be odne with the pt seated or standing -inability to maintain position for 20 seconds is a positive testspasticitysustained increase in tension of a muscle when it is passively lengthened or stretchedSNS-division of the ANS with predominantly excitatory responses -the "fight-or-flight" systemvertigoillusion of movement in which the individual or the surroundings are sense as moving