Neuroanatomy
Epilepsy and Seizures
Medicine and Psychiatry
Stroke
Mystery Box
100

How many neurons are in the brain?

100 billion

100
Name three types of seizures

generalized, focal, absence, gran mal (tonic-clonic)

100

What year of medical school are clerkships?

Third year

100

If a patient has a left sided stroke, what side of the body is affected?

Right side

100

What do you do if you suspect a stroke?

Call 911

200

What three layers make up the meninges of the brain?

Dura mater, Pia mater, Arachnoid mater

200

What is the post-ictal state?

A period following a seizure where the patient may still be drowsy or confused

200

What stage of training comes after residency? What differentiates this step from medical school and residency?

Fellowship: it is optional!

200

How many neurons die for every 15 minutes that the brain is deprived of oxygen?

1 million

200

What is FAFSA?

A form that allows students to apply for federal financial aid to assist in paying for higher education. 

(Financial aid can include grants, loans, or work-study programs)

300

What part of the brain is involved in coordinating fine movements?

Cerebellum

300
What are three steps you should take if someone is having a seizure?
Clear the area, protect the head, call 911 if seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes
300

What percentage of adults had a panic disorder in the past year?

19.1%
Will accept 15-25%

300

What does FAST stand for?

Facial droop

Arm weakness

Speech difficulty

Time to call the Ambulance

300

Name the A-G requirements

History/Social Science, English, Math, Laboratory Science, Language Other than English, Visual/Performing Arts, College Preparatory Elective

400

What structure separates the lateral ventricles

Corpus Callosum

400

What clinical symptom generally differentiates focal and generalized seizures?

Generalized seizures often cause loss of consciousness

400

What is the difference in training between a psychologist and a psychiatrist

A psychiatrist gets an MD

A psychologist gets a PhD

400

Name the two types of stroke and explain the difference

Ischemic - Stroke caused by obstruction of blood vessels

Hemorrhagic - Stroke caused by excessive bleeding

400

Name four parts of the patient history

ID, CC (chief complaint), HPI (history of present illness), PMH (past medical history), Meds/Allergies, FH (family history), SH (social history), HRB (health-related behaviors), ROS (review of systems)

500

What is the most aggressive type of brain cancer and what is the cell of origin of this type of cancer?

Glioblastoma, glial blast cell (or glial cell)
500

What is the diagnosis for a patient whose seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes?

Status epilepticus

500

What does a forensic psychiatrist do?

They interface between law and mental health with a focus on criminology

500

How long since their "last seen normal" can we give IV tPA for the treatment of stroke?

Up to 4.5 hours after they were last seen normal

500

What two specialties train a physician to perform a thrombectomy?

1. Neurointerventional Radiology

2. Neurosurgery

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