Diaphragm function may be impaired. Correct Answer: c. Diaphragm function may be impaired. Question 5 1 out of 1 points Which system modulates a patient’s perception of pain? Selected Answer: c. Cognitive-evaluative system Correct Answer: c. Cognitive-evaluative system Question 6 0 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: a. Cerebral cortex Correct Answer: b.
Brainstem Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 20-year-old male was at the supermarket when he fell to the ground. Bystanders reported that he lost consciousness and his body tensed up then relaxed, then tensed and relaxed several times. He most likely was experiencing a(n): Selected Answer: d. Tonic-clonic seizure Correct Answer: d. Tonic-clonic seizure Question 8 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 9 1 out of 1 points
A patient has memory loss of events that occurred before a head injury. What cognitive disorder does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing? Selected Answer: c. Retrograde amnesia Correct Answer: c. Retrograde amnesia Question 10 1 out of 1 points Parents of a 3-month-old infant bring him to the emergency room (ER) after he has had a seizure. He has muscle rigidity, and the parents report they are of Jewish ancestry. For what genetic disease should this infant be screened? Selected Answer: c. Tay-Sachs disease Correct Answer: c. Tay-Sachs disease Question 11 1 out of 1 points Which finding indicates the patient is having complications from heat stroke? Selected Answer: b. Cerebral edema and degeneration of the CNS
Correct Answer: b.
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