Selected Answer: b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNS Correct Answer: b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNS Question 13 1 out of 1 points When a patient has a peculiar sensation that immediately precedes a seizure, what term should the nurse use to describe this sensation? Selected Answer: d. Aura Correct Answer: d.
Aura Question 14 1 out of 1 points A teenage boy sustains a severe closed head injury following an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident. He is in a state of deep sleep that requires vigorous stimulation to elicit eye opening. How should the nurse document this in the chart? Selected Answer: d. Stupor Correct Answer: d. Stupor Question 15 1 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: d. Middle cerebral artery Correct Answer: d. Middle cerebral artery Question 16 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?
Selected Answer: c. Extradural (epidural) hematoma Correct Answer: c. Extradural (epidural) hematoma Question 17 1 out of 1 points Which system modulates a patient’s perception of pain? Selected Answer: c. Cognitive-evaluative system Correct Answer: c. Cognitive-evaluative system Question 18 1 out of 1 points An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is _____ the injury. Selected Answer: c. Loss of voluntary control below Correct Answer: c. Loss of voluntary control below Question 19 1 out of 1 points A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing movement problems that begin in the face and arms that eventually affect the entire body. The most likely diagnosis is:
Selected Answer: b.
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