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QUESTION 1 1. When a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated? a . The body’s thermostat is adjusted to a lower temperature. b . Temperature is raised above the set point. c . Bacteria directly stimulate peripheral thermogenesis. d . The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. 1 points QUESTION 2 1. A 60-year-old female with a recent history of head trauma and a long- term history of hypertension presents to the ER for changes in mental status. MRI reveals that she had a hemorrhagic stroke. What does the nurse suspect caused this type of stroke? a . Rheumatic heart disease b . Thrombi c . Aneurysm d . Hypotension 1 points QUESTION 3 1. An older adult is admitted to the ER following a fall. The patient complains of pain in the back. The patient has a history of osteoporosis. The nurse would expect the patient’s injury and subsequent pain is most likely due to: a . A fractured hip b . Spinal stenosis c . Herniation of a thoracic disk d . A spinal compression fracture 1 points QUESTION 4 1. A child presents to his primary care provider with disorientation, delirium, aggressiveness, and stupor. His parents report that he was recently ill with an upper respiratory infection, which they treated with aspirin. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
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a . Epilepsy b . Reye syndrome c . Tay-Sachs d . PKU 1 points QUESTION 5 1. When planning care for a child in pain, which principle should the nurse remember? The pain threshold in children is _____ that of adults. a . Higher than b . Lower than c . Increased d . Not related to 1 points QUESTION 6 1. Which finding indicates the patient is having complications from heat stroke? a . Mild elevation of core body temperatures b . Cerebral edema and degeneration of the CNS c .
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