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A 33-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals an injury of the cervical cord. Cord swelling in this region may be life threatening because: Selected Answer: Correctc. Diaphragm function may be impaired. Correct Answer: Correctc. Diaphragm function may be impaired. Question 2 1 out of 1 points When a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated? Selected Answer: Correctd. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. Correct Answer: Correctd. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. Question 3 1 out of 1 points An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is _____ the injury. Selected Answer: Correctc. Loss of voluntary control below Correct Answer: Correctc. Loss of voluntary control below Question 4 1 out of 1 points
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The nursing student would correctly identify the most common symptom of brain abscess as: Selected Answer: Correctd. Headache Correct Answer: Correctd. Headache Question 5 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old male suffers a severe closed head injury in a motor vehicle accident. He remains in a vegetative state (VS) 1 month after the accident. Which of the following structures is most likely keeping the patient alive? Selected Answer: Correctb. Brainstem Correct Answer: Correctb. Brainstem Question 6 1 out of 1 points 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, he regained consciousness and was able to maintain a conversation with the medical staff. Upon arrival to 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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