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5 Matching questions

  1. What does C5 Tetraplegia mean?
  2. What happens in a Hemicord Syndrome?
  3. What percent of persons with paraplegia return to work?
  4. What is the incidence of SCI?
  5. What possibly helped save Kevin Everett?
  1. a 40 cases per million
  2. b Corticospinal paresis ipsilateral below lesion, Dorsal columns (proprioception) Ipsilaterally, Spinothalamic (pain and temp) contralaterally below lesion.
  3. c Cool liquid treatment to the crush injury that reduced inflammation during spinal shock.
  4. d C5 is the last intact area of the spinal column.
  5. e 40%

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Herniated Disk, Foramenal Encroachment from arthritis.
  2. B12 deficiencies (alcoholism and diet) and AIDS
  3. Motor Vehicle Crash at 38.5%, followed by Acts of Violence 24%, Falls 21%, Sports 7%, and others 7%...
  4. No sensory or motor function
  5. Motor and Sensory are Normal.

5 True/False questions

  1. Look at Cauda Equina SyndromeLesion on one side of the cord.


  2. What is Radiculopathy?Loss of neurological function in a single spinal root.


  3. What is Hemicord Syndrome?Lesion on one side of the cord.


  4. 6 Months after SCI what happens?Lesion damage to anterior 2/3 of cord bilaterally at some level.


  5. What % of persons with tetraplegia (quadriplegia) return to work?40%