5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What does C5 Tetraplegia mean?
- What happens in a Hemicord Syndrome?
- What percent of persons with paraplegia return to work?
- What is the incidence of SCI?
- What possibly helped save Kevin Everett?
- a 40 cases per million
- b Corticospinal paresis ipsilateral below lesion, Dorsal columns (proprioception) Ipsilaterally, Spinothalamic (pain and temp) contralaterally below lesion.
- c Cool liquid treatment to the crush injury that reduced inflammation during spinal shock.
- d C5 is the last intact area of the spinal column.
- e 40%
5 Multiple choice questions
- Herniated Disk, Foramenal Encroachment from arthritis.
- B12 deficiencies (alcoholism and diet) and AIDS
- Motor Vehicle Crash at 38.5%, followed by Acts of Violence 24%, Falls 21%, Sports 7%, and others 7%...
- No sensory or motor function
- Motor and Sensory are Normal.
5 True/False questions
Look at Cauda Equina Syndrome → Lesion on one side of the cord.
What is Radiculopathy? → Loss of neurological function in a single spinal root.
What is Hemicord Syndrome? → Lesion on one side of the cord.
6 Months after SCI what happens? → Lesion damage to anterior 2/3 of cord bilaterally at some level.
What % of persons with tetraplegia (quadriplegia) return to work? → 40%