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 A team up with NeuroSoc and MedGuide, this is a quiz – and lecture – for Physiology Day in February 2021.  Have a go at the questions ± give the lecture a watch!  Good luck!

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Neuro-Encrinology – available here 

Movement Disorders – available here

Head Trauma and Consciousness – available here

Depression and Anxiety – available here

Dementia and Cognitive Assessment – available here

Pain and Analgesia – available here

CNS Infection – available here

Stroke – available here

Epilepsy – available here

Epilepsy (Phase One)

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Question 1
Which of the below cause firing of a neuron to be less likely?  Select all that may apply. 
A
GABA
B
Glutamate
C
ACh
D
Na
E
K
Question 2
Which of the below make neuron firing more likely to occur?  Select all that may apply. 
A
GABA
B
Glutamate
C
Na
D
K
E
ACh
Question 3
Where is the focus of seizure activity in a patient with a deja vu aura?
A
Insula
B
Parietal
C
Temporal
D
Frontal
E
Occipital
Question 4
A patient has a paroxysmal motor movement after waking and is diagnosed with focal epilepsy.   Where is the focus?
A
Frontal
B
Temporal
C
Parietal
D
Occipital
E
Brainstem
Question 5
A patient states that when he's walking through the park he notes that his left hand sometimes feels exceptionally large and swelling - when he looks at it, it is normal sized.  He is diagnosed with epilepsy.  What is the site of focus?
A
Frontal
B
Parietal
C
Occipital
D
Temporal
E
Brainstem
Question 6
Which three things are important when documenting a focal seizure?
A
Where the seizure originated from
B
Pattern of the EEG trace
C
Ensuring to order MRI scan
D
Are they aware of the seizure?
E
Is there motor involvement?
Question 7
Which of the following suggests a myoclonus?
A
Rhythmic jerking
B
Sudden jerking
C
Loss of motor tone
D
Spaced out
E
Muscle stiffening
Question 8
What is typical of the post-ictus phase?
A
A phase of confusion before attack
B
Aura associated with the early ictus phase
C
Incontinence occurs
D
Tongue biting occurs
E
Altered level of consciousness of some time
Question 9
Which of the following is positive allosteric modulator to GABA-R?
A
Lorazepam
B
Valproate
C
Phenytoin
D
Carbamazapine
E
Lamotrigine
Question 10
A patient has a seizure.  It is described as: "he dropped to the floor, rigid as a board and then his arms started flinging up and down over and over for a whole minute!'.  What is the first line management?
A
Lorazapam
B
Carbamazepine
C
Ethosuximide
D
Valproate
E
Lamotrigine
Question 11
A patient has a seizure.  It is described as: "my head was killing me and then I started seeing things that weren't there!".  What is the first line medication?
A
Carbamazepine
B
Lamotrigine
C
Valproate
D
Lorazepam
E
Midazolam
Question 12
How is an absence seizure managed?
A
Lorazepam
B
Diazepam
C
Lamotrigine
D
Ethosuximide
E
Valproate
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