d. length of activity.e. EEG correlates.a,b,c,eThe following are ways to classify seizures: (1) clinical manifestations, (2) site of origin, (3) EEG correlates, and (4) response to therapy. The length of the seizure activity is not a classifying characteristic.51.Pinhole-sized pupils can bea result of an overdose of:a. atropine.b. scopolamine.c. opiates.d. amphetamines.c. opiates.Opiates (heroin and morphine) cause pinhole or constricted pupils. The other choices cause large dilated pupils.52.A patient is diagnosed with Huntington disease. Which of the following is a TRUE statement? Huntington's disease is:c. also known as chorea.Huntington disease is also called chorea. It is relatively rare and is a hereditary degenerative disorder. It most commonly affects those between the ages of 25 and 45.CHAPTER 16 Disorders of the Central and Peripheral NervousSystems and the Neuromuscular Junction1.A nurse is preparing to teach staff about the most common type of traumatic brain injury. Which type of traumatic brain injury should the
nurse discuss?penetrating trauma, diffuse axonal injury, or focal injury.REF: p. 3942.A coup injury resulting from a blow to the frontal portion of the skull would occur in which region of the brain?REF: pp. 390-3913.What is the main source of bleeding inextradural (epidural) hematomas?a. Arterialb. Venousc. Capillaryd. SinusANS: AAn artery is the source of bleeding in 85% of extradural hematomas. The bleeding associated with an extradural hematoma is not a result of damage to a vein, a capillary, or a sinus.REF: p. 3914.A 69-year-old patient with a history ofalcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) after a month-long episode of headaches and confusion. The patient's history and symptomology support which medical diagnosis?
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