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Question 181 out of 1 points
A 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:Question 191 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient has a peculiar sensation that immediately precedes a seizure, what term should the nurse use to describe this sensation?Question 201 out of 1 pointsA 33-year-old male isbrought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals an injury of the cervical cord. Cord swelling in this region may be life threatening because:Question 211 out of 1 pointsA 16-year-old male took a recreational drug that altered his level of arousal. Physical exam revealed a negative Babinski sign, equal and reactive pupils, and roving eye movements. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse most likely see on the chart?Question 221 out of 1 pointsA 72-year-old male demonstrates left-sided weakness of upper and lower extremities. The symptoms lasted 24 hours and resolve with no evidence of infarction. The patient most likely experienced a(n):
Question 231 out of 1 pointsA nurse should document on the chart that chronic pain is occurring when the patient reports the pain has lasted longer than:Question 241 out of 1 pointsA nurse thinks a patient may be experiencing dementia. Which assessment finding will most help support this diagnosis?Question 251 out of 1 pointsA patient has memory loss of events that occurred before a head injury. What cognitive disorder does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing?Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:41:25 PM EDT