Work in Pairs and take turns being the tester or the subject
Record the results on this paper
Have the subject identify the smell of the coffee & cloves solutions.
Hold a page of printing a couple of feet away from your subject. Cover one eye at a
time and have the subject
read the page (use eyeglasses if normally worn).
III. Oculomotor: motor for eye muscles
Keep your subjects head still while you slowly move a penlight up and down in front of each eye. Ask them to follow the light.
In a dark room bring the penlight in from the side of each eye and check to make sure the pupils constrict.
IV & VI Trochlear & Abducens: motor for eye muscles
Keep the subjects head still while you slowly move a penlight left and right in front of both eyes. Ask them to follow the light with their eyes.
Touch both sides of the face in the areas of the scalp, forehead, nose, cheek, chin, upper & lower eyelid,
and upper & lower lip with dry cotton.
Motor activity: muscles of mastication
Ask the subject to clench their teeth.
Ask the subject to open their mouth while you apply subtle pressure under their chin.
Touch the tip of the subjects tongue with a q-tip dipped in a 10% solution of Sodium Chloride (table salt).
Do the same with a 10% solution of glucose (sugar) on the anterior surface of the tongue.
Have the subject, exhale with their mouth closed so as to expand their cheeks.
Also have them raise their eyebrows and wrinkle their forehead.
Click your fingers lightly and whisper at a distance of 2 feet from each ear.
Slowly spin the subject around in a chair for 15 seconds with their eyes open (about 1turn every 2 seconds).
Quickly stop the chair and see if the subjects eyes are quivering (moving rapidly).
Then have them get up and walk to see if they maintain their balance.
While holding the tongue down with a tongue depressor have the subject say ahhhh.
Observe the uvula.
motor for pharynx, larynx, heart, lungs, digestive organs, spleen, kidneys
Touch the subjects uvula with a q-tip and observe the response.
Press mildly on the subjects shoulders and ask them to raise them.
Do the same on both sides of the subjectís head and have them turn their head left and right
Observe the subjects tongue while it is sticking straight out.