Module 11 Pre Quiz HA.docx - Module 11 Pre Quiz 1 The wife of a 65-year-old man tells the nurse that she is concerned because she has noticed a change

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Module 11 Pre Quiz 1. The wife of a 65-year-old man tells the nurse that she is concerned because she has noticed a change in her husband’s personality and ability to understand. He also cries very easily and becomes angry. The nurse recalls that the cerebral lobe responsible for these behaviors is the __________ lobe. Frontal 2. The area of the nervous system that is responsible for mediating reflexes is the: Spinal Cord 3.A patient with a lack of oxygen to his heart will have pain in his chest and possibly in the shoulder, arms, or jaw. The nurse knows that the best explanation why this occurs is which one of these statements? The sensory cortex does not have the ability to localize pain in the heart; consequently, the pain is felt elsewhere. 4. The ability that humans have to perform very skilled movements such as writing is controlled by the: Corticospinal tract 5. A 30-year-old woman tells the nurse that she has been very unsteady and has had difficulty in maintaining her balance. Which area of the brain that is related to these findings would concern the nurse? Cerebellum 6.A patient has a severed spinal nerve as a result of trauma. Which statement is true in this situation? The adjacent spinal nerves will continue to carry sensations for the dermatome served by the severed nerve. 7. A mother of a 1-month-old infant asks the nurse why it takes so long for infants to learn to roll over. The nurse knows that the reason for this is: Myelin is needed to conduct the impulses, and the neurons of a newborn are not yet myelinated 8. During an assessment of an 80-year-old patient, the nurse notices the following: an inability to identify vibrations at her ankle and to identify the position of her big toe, a slower and more deliberate gait, and a slightly impaired tactile sensation. All other neurologic findings are normal.
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