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Neuro Lesson
Document, Document, Document
NIHSS
100

What is the term used for "difficulty swallowing"

Dysphagia

100

Your patient is looking towards the weak side, this likely represents...?

Seizure

100

CPP = MAP - ____?

ICP
100

What is the frequency in which we document s/p TNKase?

Q15 min x 2 hours, Q30min x 6 hours, Qhr x 16 hours

100

Finger-to-Nose and Heel slide down the shin test for?

Limb Ataxia

200

What is the term used to describe loss of language?

Aphasia

200

Your patient is looking to the opposite side of their weakness, this likely represents...?

Stroke

200

What does CPP stand for?

Cerebral Perfusion Pressure 

200

What is the frequency in which we document s/p EVMT?

Q15 min x 2 hours, Q30 min x 6 hours, Qhr x 4 hours

200

Naming items, describing a picture, and reading sentences tests for?

Best language/aphasia

300

What is the term used to describe motor planning impairment?

Apraxia

300

Herniation syndromes, drugs and brain injury will often show ________ pupils?

Dilated

300

What does MAP stand for?

Mean Arterial Pressure 

300

What is the time frame that makes a patient eligible for TNKase?

3-4.5 hours from LKW

300

Evaluating speech clarity by having the patient repeat listed words such as mama, tip-top, fifty-fifty tests for?

Dysarthria

400

What are the two groups of aphasia?

Fluent & Non-Fluent

400

Drugs, opiates, pontine hemorrhage and strychnine poisoning will often show ______ pupils?

Constricted 

400

What does ICP stand for?

Intracerebral Pressure

400

TNKase may be administered if BP is under what range?

185/110

400

What is the MAX score you can get on NIHSS?

42

500

This is performed by the RN prior to medication or food administration?

RN Swallow Screen 

500

Herniation syndromes, SAH with ruptured aneurysm and previous surgery will often show ______ pupils?

Asymmetric 

500

What is the normal MAP range?

60-110mmHg

500

What must be monitored s/p TNKase versus s/p EVMT?

TNKase - Vitals and Neuro assessment 

EVMT - Vitals, Neuro and Groin assessment 

500

What does the NIHSS stand for?

National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)

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