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MR SMARTY PANTZ Week #1 Questions

Postby Bradford on May 26th, 2004, 4:53 pm

1. The physical exam by your neurologist begins when the physician walks into the room. True or False?
2. Twitching (also referred to as muscle fasciculation) can be classified through EMG as:
A) Three different types
B) Two different types
C) All twitching is the same
3. Physicians grade deep tendon reflex response on a scale of 0-5
True or False?
4. In 1961 Isaac observed that “spontaneous muscle activity” ceased when the nerve was blocked with a local anesthetic. True or False?
5. Blood work for CK levels and other muscle enzymes should be ordered prior to EMG
True or False?
6. When changing lanes you should signal and look over your shoulder for traffic?
True of False?
7. In an EMG, the physician will only get results when the muscle is relaxed
True of False?
8. In a physical exam strength is graded on a scale of 0-5 by the physician?
True of False?
9. When sticking your tongue out at your doctor, he/she is checking for signs of atrophy
True of False?
10. When the physician quickly strokes the bottom of your foot (Babinski sign)
A) Pulling or retracting your foot away is normal response
B) Spreading your toes is a normal response
C) Doing nothing is a normal response

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Postby Jenn311 on May 26th, 2004, 5:29 pm

Do we get a scantron with this?

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Postby uber on May 27th, 2004, 3:50 am

ok ill see how my knowledge fairs up

1. True
2. B
3. hmmm not sure on this 1 erm True?
4. again not sure...True?
5. True
6. True
7. False
8. True
9. True
10. A
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Postby thetwitchkid on May 27th, 2004, 3:45 pm

Too Many questions. I have a Short Attention span in addition to BFS :D
Oh NO....now I have to join AboutSAS.com....*beep*
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Postby Jenn311 on May 27th, 2004, 4:02 pm

I think that's called ADD...and they have drugs for that now.

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Postby Bradford on May 27th, 2004, 5:46 pm

Actually, my theatpist thought this would be a good idea for me. Now that I think about it that was before I through him out of the window.
...no, that was my neurologist who went out the window, and my therapsit is the one shoved in front of the bus.

So many docotrs I can't remember what happened.
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For us in the senior category....

Postby RexM on May 27th, 2004, 5:46 pm

For us older folks, we call it CRS..... as in "Can't Remember S**T"
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Postby thetwitchkid on May 28th, 2004, 10:17 am

I'm just glad i'm not one of Bradford's doctors :lol:
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