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NeuroSoc and MedGuide hosted a fantastic, all-day neurophysiology session for phase I Warwick Medical Students (February 2021).  In this day, we gave eight lectures covering many of the Brain and Behaviour Preclinical contents.  Check out one of those lectures below. Enjoy!  

Awaiting review

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

Physiology Day Dementia questions

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Question 1
Which of the following is not a type of traumatic neurodegeneration?
A
Neuropraxia
B
Axonotmesis
C
Neurotmesis
D
Altered proteostasis
Question 2
“Wet, Wacky and Wobbly” are symptoms describing which type of dementia?
A
Normal pressure hydrocephalus
B
Alzheimer’s disease
C
Lewy body dementia
D
Huntington’s disease
Question 3
Which Dementia comes about due to destruction of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra?
A
Normal pressure hydrocephalus
B
Alzheimer’s disease
C
Parkinson’s disease
D
Wernicke’s encephalopathy
Question 4
An autopsy has been conducted on a person who has been shown to have alpha beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Which dementia is this finding most commonly associated with?
A
Lewy body dementia
B
Huntington’s disease
C
Parkinson’s disease
D
Alzheimer’s disease
Question 5
Which of the following dementia shows an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance?
A
Lewy body dementia
B
Huntington’s disease
C
Stroke
D
Korsakoff syndrome
Question 6
Which of the following dementias are the most strongly associated with prions and is the most rapidly progressive dementia?
A
Lewy body dementia
B
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
C
Multiple Sclerosis
D
Guillain Barre syndrome
Question 7
Which of the following investigations makes the strongest case for a diagnosis of Multiple sclerosis?
A
Hyperdense plaques on imaging and oligoclonal bands in CSF
B
Atrophy of the temporal lobe and oligoclonal band antigens in blood
C
Ex vacuo dilation and atrophy of the temporal lobe
D
Inclusions (Tau), pick cells, neuronal inclusions in frontal lobe
Question 8
Which type of cells are damaged by an autoimmune process in Guillain barre syndrome?
A
Microglia
B
Oligodendrocytes
C
Schwann cells
D
Kupffer cells
Question 9
What disease is vascular dementia most closely related to in terms of aetiology?
A
Multiple Sclerosis
B
Lewy body dementia
C
Stroke
D
Decompensated liver failure
Question 10
Which combinations of dementia does dementia with lewy bodies most closely resemble?
A
Multiple Sclerosis and Guillain Barre syndrome
B
Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease
C
Huntington’s disease and Sickle cell disease
D
Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease
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