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Description

A brain injury caused a by sudden head twist, temporarily separating the brain stem and spinal cord. concussion
cranial computerized tomography is the standard test in adults to assess the brain right after injury, but its also known as ______. CT scan
common symptom after a concussion is ___. amnesia
How long does it take to heal from a mild concussion? 10 days
A Concussion injury is usually a(n) _____ injury. acute
A ____ impact to the head is the most common mechanism of encountering a concussion. Direct
The brain is surrounded by fluid and protective membranes called ____ usually cushion for the brain. meninges
An athlete can prevent a concussion by wearing protective ____? Head gear
For an Concussion, the most common care for the injury is _________. Mental rest
Patients with a history of an concussion injury have a higher risk of developing _________. Alzheimer's disease
what lobe is one of the most vulnerable areas of the brain, with a concussion injury? Frontal
Medical professionals will keep you awake for ___ hours after injury, to monitor you. six
______ is Mild, with symptoms that last less than 15 minutes and involve no loss of consciousness. Grade 1
_____ is Moderate, with symptoms that last longer than 15 minutes and involve no loss of consciousness. grade 2
_____ is Severe, in which the person loses consciousness, sometimes for just a few seconds. Grade 3
How many concussion grades are there? Three
______ should be palpated to rule out fractures or other trauma to these areas. facial bones
concussion ______ can have a feeling of tension, tightness, and/or pressure. Headaches

Concussions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the last name of the doctor who discovered CTE? OMALU
This is the best treatment for concussions REST
What sport has had the most reported concussions? FOOTBALL
Concussions are most commonly caused by _________ to the head CONTACT
You may suffer from ______ pain if you experience it over a lengthened period of time. CHRONIC
What people experience the majority of concussions? ATHLETES
Any disorder or disease of the brain ENCEPHALOPATHY
This is a common symptom of a concussion DIZZINESS
This is a common symptom of concussions that is particularly present in those who previously suffered from mental mealth problems. DEPRESSION
Getting a concussion may be considered a _________ event TRAUMATIC

Nervous System Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a cancer that is commonly found in the adrenal glands neuroblastoma
doctors that specialize in the brain and nervous system neurologists
weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet neuropathy
peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of neuroscience neuropharmacology
toxins that are poisonous or destructive to nerve tissue neurotoxin
deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals rabies
reactivation of the chickenpox virus in the body, causing a painful rash shingles
a structure that permits a neuron to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another neuron synapse
the computational process by which an individual neuron processes its synaptic inputs and converts them into an output signal synaptic integration
a surgical procedure that disables selected pain-conducting tracts in the spinal cord, in order to achieve loss of pain and temperature perception cordotomy
broad term for any brain disease that alters brain function or structure encephalopathy
a condition in which patients experience neurological symptoms such as weakness, movement disorders, sensory symptoms and blackouts functional brain disease
abnormal smallness of the brain microencephaly
he infection or the inflammation of the white matter or gray matter of the spinal cord which is a part of the central nervous system that acts as a bridge between the brain and the rest of the body myelitis
a type of radiographic examination that uses a contrast medium to detect pathology of the spinal cord, including the location of a spinal cord injury, cysts, and tumors myelogram
a relatively mild mental illness that is not caused by organic disease, involving symptoms of stress but not a radical loss of touch with reality neuroses
the destruction of all or part of the globus pallidus by chemicals or freezing, in the treatment of Parkinson's disease pallidectomy
a mental disorder characterized by a disconnection from reality psychoses
composed of bundles, which connect various gray matter areas of the brain to each other, and carry nerve impulses between neurons white matter
a major component of the central nervous system, consisting of neuronal cell bodies, neuropil, glial cells , synapses, and capillaries grey matter
a combination of areflexia/hyporeflexia and autonomic dysfunction that accompanies spinal cord injury spinal shock
the loss of the ability to move in part or most of the body, typically as a result of illness, poison, or injury paralysis
contains the cell bodies of sensory neurons entering the spinal cord spinal ganglia
the most popular method of pain relief during labor epidural
a highly selective semipermeable membrane barrier that separates the circulating blood from the brain and extracellular fluid in the central nervous system blood-brain barrier
a thick membrane that is the outermost of the three layers of the meninges that surround the brain and spinal cord dura matter
the delicate innermost layer of the meninges, the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord pia matter
regions of the cerebral cortex, in the human or other primate brain, defined by its cytoarchitecture, or histological structure and organization of cells brodmann areas
the part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord central nervous system

Emergency First Aid and Shock Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Hypersensitive or allergic reaction to a substance such as food, medication, insect stings or snake bites. Anaphylatic
Damage to heart muscle from heart attack or cardiac arrest Cardiogenic
Severe bleeding or loss of blood plasma. Hemorrhagic
Loss of body fluid from severe vomiting, diarrhea, or a heat illness; disruption in acid-base balance as occurs in diabetes. Metabolic
Injury and trauma to the brain and spinal chord Neurogenic
Emotional distress such as anger, fear, or grief. Psychogenic
Trauma to respiratory tact; respiratory distress or arrest. Respiratory
Acute infection Septic
French term; a method of prioritizing treatment. Triage
Immediate care thats given to the victim of an injury or illness to minimize the effect of injury or illness until experts take over. FirstAid
A clinical set of signs and symptoms associated with an inadequate supply of blood to body organs, especially the brain and heart. Shock
These help you recognize an emergency. Senses
When in an emergency situation, you must first do this. Categorize
In an emergency situation, checking for things such as breathing problems, excessive bleeding, or shock is called this. Urgency
A serious, unexpected, and dangerous situation requiring immediate action Emergency
Abnormal state of lack of response to sensory stimuli resulting from injury, illness, shock, or other disorders. Unconsciousness
Injury to the brain due to a violent jar or shock. Concussion
All the supplies you need to help someone in an emergency. First Aid Kit
A disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from mental or emotional stress or physical injury Trauma
The action or manner of treating a patient medically or surgically Treatment

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Study of behavior and Mental processes Psychology
Psychologist that studied the mind Mundt
psychologist that studied how people function James
Psychologist that created psychoanalysis Freud
Psychologists that studied science of behaviorism Pavlov&Watson
Focuses on the unconscious mind, and how personality is formed Psychoanalysis
Professional who specializes in behavior & mental processes Psychologist
Doctor who treats psychological disorders; also can prescribe medicine Psychiatrist
made up of cells that carry info to and from all body parts NervousSystem
chemicals that regulate glands and muscles and transmits messages Neurotransmitters
problem with inner ear or areas around the ear NerveHearingLoss
Organs are activated when outside stimuli is sent to the brain Sensation
Brain interprets & organizes the sensations Perception
Type of reinforcement with increased behavior Positive
Type of reinforcement that removes unpleasant consequences Negative
A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important functions in the brain Alzheimers
Deficit in memory caused by brain damage or disease Amnesia
Awareness of everything going on around you Consciousness
Part of mind where one is not fully aware of conscious Subconscious
How many inkblots are in the Rorschach inkblot test Three
Type of projective psychological test that is the most common scoring system Rorschach
Projective test that is not as common ThermaticAperception
Listener is fully concentrated and understands what is being asked ActiveListening
Happens due to a ___ that causes brain to become temporarily unconscious after a hit to the head Concussion
A system of religious veneration and devotion directed towards a particular figure or object Cult

CPR Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A first aid procedure that supplies oxygen and blood to the body until normal function resumes. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
When performing CPR this needs to be pinched to make sure airflow travels to the lungs of the victim. Nose
When performing CPR this part of the body needs to be tilted back in order to open the airway. Head
30 of these are given during CPR. Compressions
2 of these are given during CPR. Breaths
If someone is in need of CPR and have by lying there for more than ____ minutes, brain death is probable. Ten
If you start performing CPR within the first _____ minutes, brain damage is unlikely. Four
The Department of Health requires that the ambulance service reaches 75% of category A (life-threatening) calls within ________ minutes. Eight
This type of CPR is used by doing compression's only until help arrives. Hands Only CPR
This is used when a person is unconscious, has a heartbeat, but is not breathing. Rescue Breathing
A portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AED
If an INFANT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Respiratory
If an ADULT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Heart
The right depth and rate of compression's will help _______ flow to the brain. Blood
When preparing for possible CPR, the very first thing you do when you come upon someone whom you believe to be unconscious is check for __________________. Responsiveness

Sexually Transmitted Infections Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

inflammation of the Vagina Vaginitis
imbalance of bacteria normally found in the Vagina bacterialvaginosis
one of the most common STI's reported in BC Chlamydia
commonly known as a bladder infection or urinary tract infection Cystitis
second most commonly reported STI in BC Gonorrhea
inflammation of the Liver Hepatitis
Most common STI Herpes
A virus that attacks the body's immune system; no cure HIV
HIV damages the immune system and may become AIDS
group of over 100 types of virus, including 40 types that involve the genitals HPV
STI involving the lymph glands in the genital area. Rare in Canada but occurs commonly in countries closer to the equator LGV
A pox virus that causes bumps on the skin Molluscumcontagiosum
An infection of the male urethra Urethritis
infection of a woman's reproductive organs PID
Tiny insects that live on body hair, usually in the genital area. Also known as Crabs Pubiclice
Infection that occurs in stages, each stage is associated with different kinds of symptoms Syphilis
STI caused by a protozoa. Infection is most commonly found a woman's vagina or a man's urethra Trichomoniasis

Football Injuries Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The Anterior ____ ligament is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. CRUCIATE
What is the medical term for cold therapy? CYROTHERAPY
Frequent throwing can cause shoulder ________ from repetitive motions. TENDINITIS
The ______ Cruciate Ligament is the most common season-ending problem. ANTERIOR
Over time, continued friction can cause the top layer of skin to separate from the second layer of skin and cause a ______. BLISTER
A _______ is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull. CONCUSSION
A strong impact to a large muscle, usually in the thigh, can cause a ______. CONTUSION
The Anterior ____ ligament is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. CRUCIATE
Mike Webster was found to have ____ after he had an autopsy of his brain, after his death. CTE
CTE is an acronym for Chronic Traumatic ______. ENCEPHALOPATHY
Out the 2,600 players that are in the NFL, roughly ______ of them are injured every year, including minor and extreme injuries. FOURHUNDRED
Bursts of speed can cause them_________ to tear if the player is not conditioned or properly warmed up. HAMSTRINGS
A ____ disc is a common source of back pain, often called a slipped disk or a ruptured disk. HERNIATED
_____ injuries in football are the most common. KNEE
Injury to the _____ collateral ligament in the knee is also very common because it occurs when the knee is impacted from the side. MEDIAL
When a player rotates their body while a foot stays planted, the knee can twist, causing them ______ to tear. MENISCUS
When you get an injury you can ____ until your injury heals. RICE
______impact syndrome describes the situation in which an individual sustains a second head injury before the symptoms from the first head injury have resolved. SECOND
Shin ____ generally occur after cumulative stress causes micro trauma to the soleus muscle at the point of attachment to the shinbone. SPLINTS
Patellar _____ (knee pain) is a common problem that football players develop. TENDINITIS

Insurance Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Business person who analyzes the probabilities of risk/risk management. Actuary
Person who sells, services, or negotiates insurance policies either with a company or individually. Agent
Physical injury that can include sickness/disease to a person Bodily Injury
A clause in most property insurance policies to encourage policyholders to carry a good amount of insurance. If the insured person doesn’t maintain the amount specified in the clause (usually 80%), the insured person will share a higher proportion of the loss. Coinsurance
The date when an insurance company issues a policy. Date of Issue
Portion of the insured loss paid by the policyholder Deductible
Amount at which an asset can be bought or sold in a transaction between willing parties. Fair Value
The termination of a policy due to failure to pay the required renewal premium. Lapse
It is a state assistance program, to provide hospital and medical expense insurance to people over 65 years of age. Medicare
Money charged for the insurance coverage reflecting expectation of loss. Premium
Uncertainty including the possibility of loss by an unexpected event for which insurance is used for. Risk
homeowners insurance sold to tenants living in the described property. Tenants
The person who identifies and classifies the degree of risk posed by the person trying to be insured. They determine whether or not coverage should be provided and what the rate should be Underwriter
Insurance that will cover an employer’s liability for injuries or death to people in their employment Workers' Compensation
The amount that has to be paid by the insured person during a calendar year before the insurer is responsible for more loss costs Deductible

CPR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People don't act mostly because they are ________ of what to do. unsure
A "Good Samaritan" uses common ____ and a reasonable level of skill" sense
Unusual behavior, odors, sights or ____ are all signs of an emergency.- noises
To obtain consent to perform CPR on someone, state your name and tell the victim that you are _____ in CPR. trained
You do not need to get consent if the person is a child or the victim is ______ to tell you the problem, unable
The three C's.... Check, Call, and ____. care
only move and ______ person if you need to in order to perform proper care injured
you can also move a victim if the scene becomes ______ unsafe
you must check head to _____ when checking a conscious adult. toe
before checking a victim, you must check the ______. scene
if you are unsure what to do, you must _______ 911. call
______ is when there is not enough blood being delivered too all parts of your body and can result from injury or illness Shock
H.A.IN.E.S means high arms in _________ spine endangered
monitor abc's (airway, ______, circulation) breathing
always ask the victim if they are ______ ok
if you feel weakness or numbness on one side of the body this could be results of a ____ stroke
persistent chest pain or discomfort lasting more than 3-5 minutes could be a sign of a _____ heart attack
Use ________ if you are unable to perform full CPR hands only CPR
continue _____ until the scene becomes unsafe CPR
for rescue breathing use the _____ tilt, chin lift method head

Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The membrane that covers and protects the central nervous system, forms partitions, contains cerebral fluid, protects blood vessels and encloses the venus sinuses. Meninges
The _______________ nervous system serves to stimulate nervous system activity such as accelerating the heart rate, constricting blood vessels, raising the blood pressure, and facilitating a muscle contraction Sympathetic
The outermost layer of the cerebral hemispheres are composed of ________matter Gray
The neuroendocrine ________________ is associated with mood, appetite, vomiting, limbic system functions, pain and sleep. The drug Prozac mimics this Serotonin
In the architecture of the brain there area three basic units based on location. The that includes the upper spinal cord, brain stem and cerebellum is the ___________________ Hindbrain
The brain is divided into two ______________ Hemispheres
The parietal lobe is known as the primary ______________ area where impulses related to temperature, pain, touch, taste, smell are interpreted Sensory
The area of the brain responsible for receiving information from the ears is the ____________ lobe Temporal
Damage to the occipital lobes can cause _____________________ Blindness
Superior, Straight or Cavernous __________ Sinus
Sensory information received from the outside world is processed; controls voluntary movement & regulates conscious thought & mental activity in the ____________________ hemispheres Cerebral
In development of the brain, the ______________ is responsible for the evolution of intelligence Neocortex
The lobe of the brain involved in planning a schedule, imagining the future or reasoning during an argument is the __________lobe Frontal
The _____________ is the structure that receives sensory and limbic information and sends this information to the brain Thalamus
A neuroendocrine associated with concentration, socializing, food-seeking, sexual desire and motor neuron control and associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body dementia Dopamine
Short term memories and converted to long-term memories in the ___________________ Hippocampus
The ______________ are chemical messengers in the nervous system Neurotransmitters
The _________side of the cerebrum specializes in language, calculation and sequential thought processes Left
The ____________ nervous system is part of the involuntary nervous system that serves to slow the heart rate, increase intestinal and glandular activity, relax the sphincter muscles and allow a muscle to rest Parasympathetic
The ___________ is the regions of the embryonic vertebrate neural tube that gives rise to posterior forebrain structures Diencephalon
The sixth cranial nerve, responsible for the control of lateral eye movement is the ___________ nerve Abducens
An excitatory neurotransmitter that governs muscle contractions and is associated with memory formation and diseases like Alzheimer’s is ______________________ Acetylcholine
The _____________ ___________ is a set of interconnected nuclei located throughout the brainstem and play a crucial role in maintaining behavioral arousal and consciousness (2 weeks) Reticular formation
Cranial nerve #1, responsible for smell is called the ______________ nerve Olfactory
The _____________ ______________ helps to refine movement so it isn’t clumsy or erratic (2 words) Cerebral Peduncle
Substance that reduces the weight of the brain, supplies nutrients, transports hormones and prevents head injury (3 word) Cerebral Spinal Fluid
The Eleventh cranial nerve which controls the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid and controls swallowing movement is the ____________ nerve Accessory
The _______________ functions to control autonomic, emotional, and sexual behavior (regulates visceral motor activity) Amygdala