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____D 1.Which statement about confusion is true?a.Confusion is a disease process.b.Confusion is always temporary.c.Age is a reliable predictor of confusion.d.Polypharmacy is a major contributor to confusion in older adults.___C_2.Sondra’s peripheral vestibular disease causes dizziness and vertigo. Which of the following medications will help to decrease edema in the labyrinth of the ear?3.The hallmark of an absence seizure is:4.How often should drug levels be monitored when a seizure medication has controlled the seizures, and the drug level is adequate?
5.Which of the following persons fits the classic description of a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS)?a.A teenage maleb.A 65-year-old malec.A 25-year-old femaled.A 60-year-old female___D_ 6.Which of the following is a specific test to MS?Which drug for Alzheimer’s disease should be administered beginning at the time of diagnosis?Which hematoma occurs along the temporal cranial wall and results from tears in the middle meningeal artery?Which cranial nerve is affected in a patient with a cerebrovascular accident who has difficulty chewing?a.CN Vb.CN VIIc.CN IXd.CN X__D__10.Which statement best describes a carotid bruit?Which patient is more likely to have a cluster headache?
Inattention and a sleep-wake cycle disturbance are the hallmark symptoms of?
Which type of meningitis is more benign, self-limiting, and caused primarily by a virus?a.Purulent meningitisb.Chronic meningitisc.Aseptic meningitisd.Herpes meningitis__A__14.Which is the most sensitive neuroimaging test to evaluate patients with encephalitis?What is usually the first sign or symptom that a patient would present with that would make you
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