Selective abolition of the vestibular-ocular reflex by sedative drugs.

@article{Morrow2007SelectiveAO,
  title={Selective abolition of the vestibular-ocular reflex by sedative drugs.},
  author={Sarah Anne Morrow and Gordon Young},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={45-8}
}
INTRODUCTION The vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) is an important part of the neurological examination of the patient with coma when determining brainstem function. VOR is tested via the oculocephalic reflex (OCR) and the oculovestibular reflex (OVR), or cold calorics. It has been noted that sedative medications, such as opioids and benzodiazepines, can… CONTINUE READING