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1

How would you attenuate an upper limb and lower limb reflex?

Upper limb: Clench teeth
Lower limb: Lock and pull fingers

2

An absent reflex suggests...

LMN

3

A hyperreflex indicates....

UMN

4

Which nerve is being tested when you do a knee jerk?

Femoral nerve (L2 to L4)

5

Which nerve is being tested when you do the triceps reflex?

Radial nerve C6 C7

6

Which nerve is being tested when you do the biceps reflex?

Musculocutaneous nerve C5 C6

7

Which nerve is being tested when you do the supinator reflex?

Radial nerve C5 C6

8

Which nerve is being tested when you do the ankle jerk?

Tibial nerve (L5-S2)

9

Which nerve is being tested when you do the plantar reflex?

L5-S2

10

Which nerve is being tested when you do the abdominal reflex?

T5 to T12

11

The tendon of which muscle is being tested when you do the knee jerk reflex?

Quadriceps femoris

12

The tendon of which muscle is being tested when you do the supinator jerk?

Brachioradialis

13

The tendon of which muscle is being tested when you do the ankle jerk?

Gastrocnemius/ soleus/ plantaris