Selected Answer: c. Retrograde amnesia Correct Answer: c. Retrograde amnesia Question 14 1 out of 1 points When a patient has a peculiar sensation that immediately precedes a seizure, what term should the nurse use to describe this sensation? Selected Answer: d . Aura Correct Answer: d . Aura Question 15 1 out of 1 points When a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated?
Selected Answer: d. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. Correct Answer: d. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. Question 16 1 out of 1 points A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing movement problems that begin in the face and arms that eventually affect the entire body. The most likely diagnosis is: Selected Answer: b. Huntington disease Correct Answer: b. Huntington disease Question 17 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old male suffers a severe closed head injury in a motor vehicle accident. He remains in a vegetative state (VS) 1 month after the accident. Which of the following structures is most likely keeping the patient alive? Selected Answer: b. Brainstem Correct Answer: b. Brainstem Question 18 1 out of 1 points A 15-month-old child from Pennsylvania was brought to the ER for fever, seizure activity, cranial palsies, and paralysis. Which of the following diagnosis will be documented in the chart? Selected Answer: a. Eastern equine encephalitis Correct Answer: a. Eastern equine encephalitis Question 19 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old male recently suffered a cerebral vascular accident. He is now unable
to recognize and identify objects by touch because of injury to the sensory cortex. How should the nurse document this finding? Selected Answer: b. Agnosia Correct Answer: b. Agnosia Question 20 1 out of 1 points A nurse should document on the chart that chronic pain is occurring when the patient reports the pain has lasted longer than: Selected Answer: b.
- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Traumatic brain injury, 15-year-old male