A 69 year old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency

A 69 year old male with a history of alcohol abuse

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QUESTION 19
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1.A 69-year-old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) after a month-long episode of headaches and confusion. Based on his alcoholism, a likely cause of his neurologic symptoms is: a.Concussionb.Chronic subdural hematomac.Epidural hematomad.Subacute subdural hematoma 1 points QUESTION 201.A 15-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals spinal cord injury, and his body temperature fluctuates markedly. The most accurate explanation of this phenomenon is that: 1 points QUESTION 211.When planning care for a child in pain, which principle should the nurse remember? The pain threshold in children is _____ that of adults. 1 points QUESTION 221.A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing
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movement problems that begin in the face and arms that eventually affect the entire body. The most likely diagnosis is: 1 points QUESTION 231.A patient has memory loss of events that occurred before a head injury. What cognitive disorder does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing? a.Selective memory deficitb.Anterograde amnesiac.Retrograde amnesiad.Executive memory deficit 1 points QUESTION 241.A 16-year-old male took a recreational drug that altered his level of arousal. Physical exam revealed a negative Babinski sign, equal and reactive pupils, and roving eye movements. Which of the following diagnosis will the nurse most likely see on the chart? 1 points QUESTION 251.A 20-year-old male was brought to the emergency room (ER) for severe burns. He requested something for the excruciating pain he was experiencing. Blocking whichof the following neurotransmitters would reduce his pain?
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1 points QUESTION 261.Which finding indicates the patient is having complications from heat stroke?
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