Q. Which of the following cranial nerve physical examination techniques correctly represents the correct approach to a patient with suspected neurological disease?

asked 2016-05-11 05:30:11 -0500

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A. Olfactory nerve: with eyes closed, ask the patient to sniff ammonia or alcohol or coffee beans or tooth paste

B. Optic nerve: check visual acuity in both eyes using snellen chart without the patient having the patient use their corrective lenses

C. Trigeminal nerve: examine the motor territories in each side of the face by testing jaw clench , eyebrow elevation and forehead wrinkling

D. Accessory nerve : check shoulder shrug and head rotation on each side against resistance

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