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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 seizureCorrect Answer:d. Tonic-clonic seizureQuestion 141 out of 1 pointsA 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. BrainstemCorrect Answer:b. BrainstemQuestion 151 out of 1 pointsA 60-year-old female with a recent history of head trauma and a long-term history of hypertension presents to the ER for changes in mental status. MRI reveals that she had a hemorrhagic stroke. What does the nurse suspect caused this type of stroke?Selected Answer:c. AneurysmCorrect Answer:c. AneurysmQuestion 16
1 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?Selected Answer:c. Retrograde amnesiaCorrect Answer:c. Retrograde amnesiaQuestion 171 out of 1 pointsA 23-year-old female begins having problems with tiredness, weakness, and visual changes. Her diagnosis is multiple sclerosis (MS). What is occurring in the patient’s body?Selected Answer:b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNSCorrect Answer:b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNSQuestion 181 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:Selected Answer:b. 3 to 6 monthsCorrect Answer:b. 3 to 6 monthsQuestion 191 out of 1 pointsWhen 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.