Bystanders reported that he lost consciousness and his body tensed up then

Bystanders reported that he lost consciousness and

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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 seizure Correct Answer: d. Tonic-clonic seizure Question 14 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. Brainste m Correct Answer: b. Brainste m Question 15 1 out of 1 points A 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. Aneurys m Correct Answer: c. Aneurys m Question 16
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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 17 1 out of 1 points A 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 CNS Correct Answer: b. Demyelination of nerve fibers in the CNS Question 18 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. 3 to 6 months Correct Answer: b. 3 to 6 months Question 19 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.
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