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Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS) are useful for assessing the function of:

a. Peripheral nerves
b. Bilateral carotid arteries
c. Intracranial liquids
d. Spinal nerve


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The lesion that can cause mass effect and rapidly kill the patient is:

a. Inferior fossa lesions
b. Posterior fossa lesions
c. Progressive obtundation
d. Bradycardial lesions


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According to the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), a patient with a head injury score of 5 is classified as:

a. Mild
b. Moderate
c. Severe
d. Seizure


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In regard to the halo test, a positive indicator for cerebrospinal fluid (CFS) when tinged with blood will show the following when dropped on an absorbent tissue:

a. A single ring with a darker center spot containing blood components surrounded by a light halo of CFS
b. A double ring with a darker center spot containing blood components surrounded by a light halo of CFS
c. A single ring with a lighter center spot containing CFS surrounded by a darker halo of blood components
d. A double ring with a lighter center spot containing CFS surrounded by a darker halo of blood components


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Neurapraxia is defined as:

a. The disruption of axons and myelin
b. The disruption of axons and endoneurial tubes
c. The temporary failure of nerve function without physical axonal disruption
d. The temporary failure of nerve function with physical axonal disruption




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