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NMSK-B Exam 1
Anterior Cerebral Artery
Contralateral paralysis of lower limb
Contralateral loss of sensation in lower limb
Abducts, Depresses, Internally Rotates
Taste from Posterior 1/3 of Tongue
Monitoring Carotid Body and Sinus
Taste from Anterior 2/3 of Tongue
Circle of Willis
Anterior Cerebral Artery (ACA) Supplies Motor/Sensory Parts of the Cortex for Lower Extremities
Anterior Communicating Artery (Acomm) Connects ACA to ACA
Internal Carotid Arteries (ICA)
Middle Cerebral Arteries (MCA) Supply Cortex for Upper Limbs and Face
Posterior Communicating Artery (Pcomm) Connects ICA to PCA
Absolute Refractory Period In Preceding Na+ Channels
Neighboring Voltage Gate Channels Open
Nodes of Ranvier
Myelination Increases Propagation Speed
Neuron Resting Potential
More Na+ Outside
K+ Leaks Out
More K+ Inside
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels are Closed
Streptococcus Pneumoniae Characteristics
Positive Quellung Reaction
Group B Streptococci
Pyrrolidonyl Arylamidase (PYR) Negative
Hippurate Positive (+)
Produces CAMP Factor
Enlarges Area of Hemolysis by S. aureus
Mainly in Babies
Screen Pregnant Women at 35-37 Weeks
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Trigeminal Nerve Activation
Increased Risk of Serotonin Syndrome
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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