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!
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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Which of the below cause firing of a neuron to be less likely? Select all that may apply.
Which of the below make neuron firing more likely to occur? Select all that may apply.
Where is the focus of seizure activity in a patient with a deja vu aura?
A patient has a paroxysmal motor movement after waking and is diagnosed with focal epilepsy. Where is the focus?
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?
Which three things are important when documenting a focal seizure?
Where the seizure originated from
Pattern of the EEG trace
Ensuring to order MRI scan
Are they aware of the seizure?
Is there motor involvement?
Which of the following suggests a myoclonus?
Loss of motor tone
What is typical of the post-ictus phase?
A phase of confusion before attack
Aura associated with the early ictus phase
Tongue biting occurs
Altered level of consciousness of some time
Which of the following is positive allosteric modulator to GABA-R?
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 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?
How is an absence seizure managed?
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