A patient who is sleepy or drowsy but can be awakened and will respond to a
command is in the level of consciousness termed ________________________.
The part of the brain which controls the skeletal muscles and coordinates
voluntary muscular movement is the __________________________________.
In the _____________________ test, the patient is instructed to stand with his feet
together and arms at his side, first with his eyes closed and then with his eyes
open. Expect him to sway a little, but if he really loses his balance, he may have a
Asking a patient to grip your hands and squeeze is part of a test for
____________________________ which is a motor function.
Testing muscle reflexes helps determine how responsive the______________ is.
At least four groups of people with specific health problems do not have the
Achilles reflex. These four groups are persons with:
A reflex is ________________________________________________________
An examiner strokes the patient's skin with a hard object such as an applicator
stick. What reflex is begin tested?