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Selected Answer:b. Reye syndromeCorrect Answer: b. Reye syndrome Question 2 1 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male suffers a severe head injury when his motorcycle hits a tree. His breathing becomes deep and rapid but with normal pattern. What term should the nurse use for this condition?Selected Answer:d. Central neurogenic hyperventilationCorrect Answer: d. Central neurogenic hyperventilation Question 3 1 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old female had a seizure that started with her fingers and progressively spread up her arm and then extended to her leg, with no loss of consciousness. How should the nurse chart this?Selected Answer:c.
Focal motor seizureCorrect Answer: c. Focal motor seizure Question 4 1 out of 1 pointsA 20-year-old male was brought to the emergency room (ER) for severe burns. He requested something for the excruciating pain he was experiencing. Blocking which of the following neurotransmitters would reduce his pain?Selected Answer:d. Substance PCorrect Answer: d. Substance P Question 5 1 out of 1 pointsA 16-year-old male took a recreational drug that altered his level of arousal. Physical exam revealed anegative Babinski sign, equal and reactive pupils, and roving eye movements. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse most likely see on the chart?Selected Answer:b. Metabolically induced comaCorrect Answer: b. Metabolically induced coma Question 6 1 out of 1 pointsA 69-year-old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) after a month-long episode of headaches and confusion. Based on his alcoholism, a likely cause of his
neurologic symptoms is:Selected Answer:b. Chronic subdural hematomaCorrect Answer: b. Chronic subdural hematoma Question 7 1 out of 1 pointsThe nursing student would correctly identify the most common symptom of brain abscess as:Selected Answer:d. HeadacheCorrect Answer: d. Headache Question 8 1 out of 1 pointsA 23-year-old female begins having problems with tiredness, weakness, and visual changes. Her diagnosis is multiple sclerosis (MS). What is occurring in the patient’s body?Selected Answer:b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNSCorrect Answer: b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNS Question 9 1 out of 1 pointsA patient with an addiction to alcohol checked into a rehabilitation center. He experiences delirium,
inability to concentrate, and is easily distracted. From which of the following is he most likely suffering?Selected Answer:a. Acute confusional stateCorrect Answer: a. Acute confusional state Question 10 1 out of 1 pointsA 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.