EE Chapter 03 Nervous System Q&A (1 OF 39) Sample Questions
1. A man is unable to hold a typing paper between his index and middle finger. Which of the following nerves was likely injured?
- A. Radial nerve
- B. Median nerve
- C. Ulnar nerve
- D. Axillary nerve
- E. Sciatic nerve
Tips: Median nerve compressed at the wrist in numbness or pain between the index and middle finger.
Strategic thinking: in answering this type of question:
1. Read the question. Identify and organize information.
2. Look for keyword/s or key phrases. In this case, unable to hold a typing paper between his index and middle finger. All of the nerves from the choices are present in the arm. The question specifies the INDEX and MIDDLE FINGERS. The only nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel is median nerve. All the other nerves, although they supply the length of the arm, they are not specific.
3. The correct answer is B.