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Question 19Type: MCMAThe school nurse is teaching a session on ways to prevent spinal cord injuries to a group of middle-school students. Which health promotion information should the nurse include?Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.Standard Text: Select all that apply.1. Wear a helmet while riding a bicycle or motorcycle.2. Eat a well-balanced diet with sufficient calcium.3. Wear sunglasses.4. Do not dive into unfamiliar water.
5. Do not ride in a car with someone who has been drinking.Correct Answer: 1,4,5Rationale 1: A key to reducing injuries is to protect the head and neck. Wearing a helmet for these activities helps provide that protection.Rationale 2: Eating a well-balanced diet with sufficient calcium is good health information, but it is not specific to preventing spinal cord injury.Rationale 3: Sunglasses protect the eyes but are not considered primary protection against injury to the spine.Rationale 4: Diving into unfamiliar water or into familiar water that is at an unfamiliar level may result in cervical spine injury.Rationale 5: The combination of friends and alcohol can reduce the driver’s judgment, causing a motor vehicle accident, which is a major cause of SCI.Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: ApplyingClient Need: Health Promotion and MaintenanceClient Need Sub: Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: AssessmentLearning Outcome: 24-1Question 20Type: MCMAThe nursing assessment confirms that the patient has experienced loss of voluntary motor and sensory function of both upper and lower extremities, as well as bowel and bladder control, due to a spinal cord injury (SCI). The nurse recognizes that which is true regarding this patient?Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.Standard Text: Select all that apply.