Seizure Part 2 Webinar Quiz

Seizure Part 2 Webinar Quiz

 

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1. Which deficit listed below is NOT typically observed with a forebrain lesion?
Menace deficit
Disorientation or confusion
Circling toward side of the lesion
Loss of learned behavior
Loss of facial sensation
Altered gag reflex
Seizure


2. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the menace response could be absent when there is no forebrain lesion?
Patient has SARDS
Facial nerve paralysis
Anti-epileptic drug side-effect
Insufficient menacing gesture by examiner
Cerebellar disease
Very anxious or painful patient


3. Which of the following is NOT a behavior that could be associated with a structural lesion in the left forebrain?
Inappropriate defecation
Coma
Standing with dorsum of distal right pelvic limb touching ground (knuckled over)
Inappropriate urination
Bumping into things
Compulsive circling to the left
No longer greeting the owner


4. Which of the following are NOT useful in making an assessment about the likelihood of a structural lesion as the cause of a dog’s seizure?
Age
Breed
Neurological exam findings
Behavioral history
Gender


5. What is likelihood of a structural lesion as the cause of the seizure when the onset of the first time seizure is 7 years of age.
30%
50%
70%
90%
20%


6. Which of the following medications has the fewest side-effects and organ toxicities?
Gabapentin
Levetiracetam
Potassium Bromide
Phenobarbital
Zonisamide
Felbamate


7. Which of the following medications is the least appropriate for pulse therapy?
Gabapentin
Levetiracetam
Potassium Bromide
Phenobarbital
Zonisamide
Felbamate


8. Which of the following is true regarding seizure medications?
Acepromazine is unacceptable sedative in epileptic dogs
A placebo may reduce the number of seizures by as much as 79%
90% of canine epileptic patients will have good seizure control
Most dogs on phenobarbital or bromide are seizure-free and without side-effect
Gabapentin is unacceptable for pulse therapy


9. Which of the following breeds is at increased risk for brain tumors?
Bichon
Doberman
Standard Poodle
Boston Terrier
Bull Terrier
Maltese


10. Which of the following is not a useful physical exam maneuver in assessing a seizure patient for a structural brain lesion?
Mentation evaluation
Reflex examination
Paw flip test
Menace response
Gait evaluation


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