Question 11 out of 1 pointsAn older adult is admitted to the ER following a fall. The patient complains of pain in theback. The patient has a history of osteoporosis. The nurse would expect the patient’s injury and subsequent pain is most likely due to:Selected Answer:Correctd. A spinal compression fractureCorrect Answer:Correctd. A spinal compression fractureQuestion 21 out of 1 pointsA nurse thinks a patient may be experiencing dementia. Which assessment finding will most help support this diagnosis?Selected Answer:Correctd. Loss of recent and remote memoryCorrect Answer:Correctd. Loss of recent and remote memoryQuestion 31 out of 1 points
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:Selected Answer:Correctb. Chronic subdural hematomaCorrect Answer:Correctb. Chronic subdural hematomaQuestion 41 out of 1 pointsA 15-month-old child from Pennsylvania was brought to the ER for fever, seizure activity, cranial palsies, and paralysis. Which of the following diagnosis will be documented in the chart?Selected Answer:Correcta. Eastern equine encephalitisCorrect Answer:Correcta. Eastern equine encephalitisQuestion 51 out of 1 points
A 75-year-old female suffers a stroke and now has difficulty writing and production of language. This condition is most likely caused by occlusion of the:Selected Answer:Correctd. Middle cerebral arteryCorrect Answer:Correctd. Middle cerebral arteryQuestion 61 out of 1 pointsA 65-year-old male recently suffered a cerebral vascular accident. He is now unable to recognize and identify objects by touch because of injury to the sensory cortex. How should the nurse document this finding?Selected Answer:Correctb. AgnosiaCorrect Answer:Correctb. AgnosiaQuestion 71 out of 1 pointsA nurse should document on the chart that chronic pain is occurring when the patient reports the pain has lasted longer than:
Selected Answer:Correctb. 3 to 6 monthsCorrect Answer:Correctb. 3 to 6 months
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