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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Other patients will see __________ of people or places as a part of hallucinations during a migraine attack.
(a) Clear visions.
2. The medical _________ in this section of the book might be overwhelming to some readers.
3. Migraines may very well take on the particular aspects of the ________ though it may never be clear what prompts the unit as a whole.
4. What is identified as crude images among the possible visualizations that a patient can see during their migraine attack?
(a) Geometric shapes.
(b) Expanding spectrum.
5. Many of the patterns that are created are often _________, according to Sacks, which is why further research is needed.
(c) Movement oriented.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the migraine medication that is delivered in very large doses at the start of a migraine?
2. In the case of menstrual migraines, Sacks points out that _________ may be helpful in controlling the pain.
3. Careful monitoring of __________ will also be helpful for those who want to make sure they are minimizing their risk of migraines.
4. A person who is self destructive might desire self __________ so that he can continue to hurt himself.
5. The intensity of pain of a migraine might be relieved by manual __________ of the arteries which are being affected.
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the three categories of hallucinosis, according to the last section of the book?
2. What does Sacks point out as causing complications in terms of finding accurate and consistent diagnoses?
3. What are some of the typical pieces of advice which Sacks might offer to a patient who is suffering from migraines?
4. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?
5. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?
6. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?
7. What does Sacks say is uniquely human about the experience of migraines in humans, though he does not dispute that animals can have migraines too?
8. What happens when Sacks has a patient who will only agree to be treated with medications for their migraines?
9. Why was Lashley mostly dismissed by his contemporaries in the migraine research field, according to the last section of this book?
10. What kind of patient only needs to have a few appointments with their physician each year?
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