Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
You have been asked by a physician to educate patients about the function of the nervous system. Answer the following questions, with at least 1 scholarly reference and citation included:
- What are the various structures of the nervous system?
- What is the difference between the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS)?
What are the general functions of the nervous system?
How does information travel from the brain to the lower extremities? Explain.
How does multiple sclerosis (MS) affect the nervous system?
What are some difficulties that can occur as a result of MS?