3 Movement of eyeball. Pupil constriction. Raise eyelids, move eyes, regulate the size of pupils, focus of lenses.
9 Sense of taste & swallowing, pharynx contraction. Secretion of saliva, aid in reflex control of blood pressure and respiration.
10 Transmit impulses to muscles associated with speech, swallowing, the heart, smooth muscles of visceral organs in the thorax and abdomen.
11 Turning movements of the head, movements of the shoulder and viscera, voice production.
This nerve controls the tongue. Assess: Speech: have the patient stick out the tongue to test this nerve:
Testing: The ability of a Pt. to say "ahhhh" or to move their head up and down tests damage to this Cranial Nerve:
9th cranial nerve responsible for taste and regulation of carotid blood pressure