Major Disorders Involving the Nervous System: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mannose is:

Question 2 2. Which of the following types of drugs would help improve the symptoms associated with myasthenia gravis?

Question 3 3. How is autism diagnosed?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a serious brain disorder that causes people to see and hear things that aren't there, believe others are out to get them, and cause an individual to become very agitated or withdrawn?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is most accurate?

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Question 6 6. How does the landing of glutamate on the NMDA receptor of a nerve cell impact the cell?

Question 7 7. A loss of contact with external reality is known as:

Question 8 8. In autism:

Question 9 9. How does Tay-Sachs Disease progress?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is correct?

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Question 11 11. If a person believes they are crawling with bugs when they are actually not, they are:

Question 12 12. The period of recovery after a seizure is known as the:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is notable in its ability to predispose a person to GBS?

Question 14 14. One of the best ways to diagnose meningitis or encephalitis is through:

Question 15 15. A person develops what is clearly the stomach flu. About 2-3 weeks after developing the first signs of the stomach flu, he develops tingling and numbness in his legs and arms. Given this information, this person most likely is showing signs of:

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Question 16 16. The fluid that is tapped in the lumbar tap procedure is called:

Question 17 17. Down syndrome may be diagnosed via a(n):

Question 18 18. Why do some epilepsy medications focus on GABA receptors?

Question 19 19. What amino acid does the CAG codon code for?

Question 20 20. An electrically insulating layer wrapped around a nerve cell's axon which increases the speed of electric conduction is called a/the:

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Question 21 21. Another name for Down syndrome is:

Question 22 22. Muscle fasciculation is a term that implies:

Question 23 23. Cancer is the same thing as _____.

Question 24 24. Most individuals who develop Reye's syndrome:

Question 25 25. One treatment that has been approved for ALS by the FDA does which of the following?

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Question 26 26. Parkinson's disease mainly affects:

Question 27 27. A tumor that is sometimes found in people with myasthenia gravis is known as:

Question 28 28. The inflammation of the brain is known as:

Question 29 29. How can polio be treated in its paralytic stages?

Question 30 30. What occurs in alpha-mannosidosis?

Major Disorders Involving the Nervous System: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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