Week 3 Quiz - NURS 6501N 13 Advanced Pathophysiology Week 3 Quiz 1 A 15-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor

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NURS 6501N- 13 Advanced Pathophysiology Week 3 Quiz 1.A 15-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals spinal cord injury, and his body temperature fluctuates markedly. The most accurate explanation of this phenomenon is that: 2.An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is_____ the injury. 3.A 69-year-old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) after a month-long episode of headaches and confusion. Based on his alcoholism, a likely cause of his neurologic symptoms is: 4.A 30-year-old female had a seizure that stated her fingers and progressively spread up herarm and then extended to her leg, with no loss of consciousness. How should the nurse chart this? 5.A 15-year-old male was struck by a motor vehicle and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Paramedics found him unconscious at the scene of the accident. During the ambulance ride, the regained consciousness and was able to maintain a conversation with the medical staff. Upon arrival to the hospital, he was alert and oriented. Physical exam reveals confusion and impaired responsiveness. What is the probable nature of his brain injury based on this history?
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  • Fall '17
  • keisha lovence
  • Traumatic brain injury, Spinal cord injury, room (ER)

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