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  • Q:

    A patient's neurologic function is evaluated and it is found that the individual has a very brisk patellar (knee) reflex upon hitting the knee with a padded hammer. Which of the following is true regarding this reflex?

     

    A

    The reflex does not involve the spinal cord.

    B

    Higher level processing is not necessary for the reflex to occur.

    C

    The reflex does not involve the central nervous system.

    D

    A single peripheral nerve controls the reflex without involvement from other nerves.




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