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Question 12 1 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated?Question 13 1 out of 1 pointsA 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:Question 14 1 out of 1 pointsWhen planning care for a child in pain, which principle should the nurse remember? The pain threshold in children is _____ that of adults.
Question 15 1 out of 1 pointsA 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):Question 16 1 out of 1 pointsA 60-year-old female with a recent history of head trauma and a long-termhistory 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?Question 17 1 out of 1 pointsA 33-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals an injury of the cervical cord. Cord swelling in this region may be life threatening because: