quiz 23 - ViewAttempt1of2 Title: Kee Chap 23 (7th ed)...

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View Attempt 1 of 2 Title: Kee Chap 23 (7th ed) Started: November 14, 2011 11:23 AM Submitte d: November 14, 2011 11:40 AM Time spent: 00:17:16 Total score: 18/18 = 100% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 18 1. Clients with parkinsonism lack sufficient amounts of which of the following neurotransmitters? Student Response Value Feedback A. acetylcholine B. norepinephrine C. dopamine 100% D. epinephrine General Feedback: This hormone is deficient in Parkinson's disease. Score: 1/1 2. In parkinsonism, which neurotransmitter is more plentiful, causing excitation and movement disorders? Student Response Value Feedback A. acetylcholine 100% B. norepinephrine C. epinephrine D. dopamine General This is the chemical that is in excess amounts in clients with Parkinson's
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Feedback: disease. Score: 1/1 3. A client is admitted with the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. The nurse is vigilant for which of the following symptoms? Student Response Value Feedback A. gastrointestinal upset B. inability to remember his name C. bradykinesia (slow movement) 100% D. disorientation General Feedback: Bradykinesia, or slow voluntary movement, is characteristic of this disorder. Score: 1/1 4. A client is diagnosed with parkinsonism. He is ordered to receive levodopa (L-dopa) 750 mg qid. He takes levodopa with meals to avoid nausea and vomiting. Other side effects for which the nurse should observe include: Student Response Value Feedback A. cardiac dysrhythmias, behavioral changes, and orthostatic hypotension 100% B. increased urination, increased libido, and muscle weakness C. hypotension, anorexia, and dyspnea D. decreased libido, hypertension, and palpitations General Feedback: These are side effects associated with this medication. Score: 1/1 5.
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A client with Parkinson's disease was changed from levodopa (L-dopa) to carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet). This is because Sinemet: Student Response Value Feedback A. permits more levodopa to reach the brain and be converted to dopamine 100% B. increases dopamine distribution to other organs C. requires larger doses of levodopa D. requires multiple doses to decrease rigidity
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course NURS 224 taught by Professor Khan during the Spring '08 term at New Mexico.

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