Whiskey Sour
Vodka-Cran
G & T
Moscow Mule
TRUE/FALSE

100

Congestive Heart Failure is most commonly caused by a failure in this ventricle

What is the left ventricle?

100

This part of the brain is responsible for the following functions: voluntary control of skeletal muscles, unconscious skeletal muscle movement, speaking and writing

What is the frontal cortex?

100

Glutamate is a powerful excitatory neurotransmitter that is responsible for sending signals between these cells

What are nerve cells?

100

Hanson’s disease is known more commonly as this

What is leprosy?

100

Right ventricular dysfunction is often seen in patients with COPD or pulmonary hypertension

TRUE

200

The acronym COPD stands for this non-reversible limitation in airflow to and from the lungs

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

200

Dementia with Lewy Bodies is a type of neurological degenerative disease in which alpha synuclein forms clumps (lewy bodies), affecting neurons and blocking the functions of acetylcholine and this hormone

What is dopamine?

200

This hormone that works on the diurnal pattern peaks in the morning and decreases as night ensues

What is cortisol?

200

Coup contrecoup is the term for an injury to one area of the brain, where the force of the injury pushes the brain in this direction causing an injury on the opposite side of the brain

What is the opposite direction?

200

Serotonin is the neurotransmitter that is deficient in Parkinson’s disease and dementia with lewy bodies

FALSE - Dopamine is the neurotransmitter

300

Cingulate Gyrus, a component of the limbic system, is involved in regulating these two things

What is processing emotions and regulating behavior?

300

The most common cause of Cushing's Syndrome is the administration of this type of steroid

What is exogenous?

300

If a patient is bleeding between the dura mater and the skull, they are suffering from this hematoma

What is an epidural hematoma?

300

This is the the most common cause of hyperthyroidism

What is Grave's Disease?

300

Thyroiditis is an inflammation of thyroid glands that can cause an increase in release of thyroid hormone

TRUE

400

These are the two types of Diabetes Insipidus

What is neurogenic and nephrogenic?

400

A blood clot that has formed in a vessel in the brain or has traveled to the vessel in the brain is known as this type of stroke

What is an Embolic stroke?

400

Typical signs and symptoms of this disease include change in personality (depression), random jerky movements, trouble swallowing, abnormal facial expressions and is usually seen in patients over 35

What is Huntington's Disease?

400

This will act on the hypothalamus to inhibit appetite by blocking cannabinoid receptors

What is leptin?

400

There is no cure for Huntington's Disease

TRUE - it's a genetic disease; can only treat symptoms

500

Huntington's disease is caused by a depletion of this sleep promoting neurotransmitter

What is GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid)?

500

In obesity, the release of this, a pro-inflammatory molecule, can overstimulate the RAAS system

What is leptin?

500

Phalen's Test is used to identify this syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

500

Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease in which the body produces antibodies against these receptors, which are involved in muscular contraction

What are nicotinic acetylcholine receptors?

500

When testing a patient for Grave's Disease, T3 and T4 levels will be low

FALSE - they will be high, TSH levels will be low