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Required equipment

While a variety of equipment can be used to screen cranial nerves, the equipment that is typically required is listed below:

  • Cotton ball
  • Cotton swabs (sterile)
  • Pen flashlight
  • Sensory (neurological) reflex hammer
  • Mechanical "ticking" watch or timer
  • Snellen chart
  • Sterile stock bottle of sugar water and sterile dropper or sugar packet
  • Sterile stock bottle of salt water and sterile dropper or salt packet
  • Test tubes (2)
  • Tongue depressor (sterile)
  • Tuning fork
  • Pencils (2)
  • Vial of coffee
  • Vial of lemon juice
  • Vial of vanilla extract
  • Visual acuity chart (near vision)
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Section: Introduction
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