He is most likely suffering from a spasticity b paratonia c rigidity ANS B

He is most likely suffering from a spasticity b

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He is most likely suffering from:a. spasticity.b. paratonia.c. rigidity.ANS: BParatonia is manifested by resistance to passive movement that varies in direct proportion to force applied. Spasticity is manifested by a gradual increase in tone causing increased resistance until tone suddenly reduces. Rigidity is manifested by muscle resistance to passive movementof a rigid limb that is uniform in both
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d. dystonia.flexion and extension throughout the motion. Dystonia is manifested by sustained involuntary twisting movement.REF: p. 377, Table 15-1624.A patient reports tiring easily, havingdifficulty rising from a sitting position, and the inability to stand on toes. The nurse would expect a diagnosis of:REF: pp. 376-37725.A patient has paralysis of both legs. What type of paralysis does the patient have?REF: p. 382, Box 15-626.Spinal shock is characterized by:REF: p. 38227.A patient has excessive movement. What disorder will the nurse see documented on the chart?a. Hypokinesiab. Akinesiac. Hyperkinesiad. DyskinesiaANS: CExcessive movement is the definition of hyperkinesia. Hypokinesia is decreased movement. Akinesia is loss of movement. Dyskinesia is abnormal movement.ANS: BHuntington disease is manifested by REF: p. 37828.A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement
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and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing movement problems that begin in the face and arms and eventually affect the entirebody. The most likely diagnosis is:
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