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B. she attempted to catch herself before falling.C. a family member regularly checks up on her.D. she takes medications for Alzheimer’s disease. Ans: AQuestion Type: Critical ThinkingPage: 1008 30. During your assessment of a 77-year-old male who experienced a minor head injury, you note that his pupils are unequal. The patient is conscious and alert, complaining only of a slight headache. His blood pressure and pulse are stable. The LEAST likely cause of this patient’s unequal pupils is: 31. A 68-year-old female presents with an acute onset of lower back pain after sitting down in a chair. Your assessment reveals point tenderness and deformity to the lumbar region of her spine. The patient’s medical history consists of hypertension, osteoporosis, and glaucoma. What mechanism has MOST likely caused this patient’s spinal injury? 32. When immobilizing the spine of an injured 79-year-old male with severe kyphosis, you should first:9
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5cfbd44aa7ad7c2127a42d215d79c69c91f9481f.rtf 33. You have immobilized the spine of an 81-year-old female with a head injury. During transport, you note that she is experiencing signs of intracranial pressure. In addition to reassessing her ABCs and providing the appropriate treatment, you should: A. elevate the foot end of the backboard 6”.B. place several layers of blankets on her.C. elevate the head end of the backboard.D. allow her to sit up on the backboard.Ans: CQuestion Type: Critical ThinkingPage: 1012–1013 34. An elderly male fell and experienced a possible fracture to his left hip. His left leg is flexed and externally rotated. The MOST effective method for splinting his injury is to: 35. A 73-year-old female had a syncopal episode while watching TV. She is now conscious, but is diaphoretic, tachycardic, and hypotensive. Your assessment reveals abdominal tenderness and a pulsating mass to the left of her umbilicus. You should be MOST suspicious for a/an: 10
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