Selected Answer: c. Obtundation Correct Answer: d. Stupor Question 13 1 out of 1 points The nursing student would correctly identify the most common symptom of brain abscess as: Selected Answer: d. Headache Correct Answer: d. Headache Question 14 1 out of 1 points
A child presents to his primary care provider with disorientation, delirium, aggressiveness, and stupor. His parents report that he was recently ill with an upper respiratory infection, which they treated with aspirin. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? Selected Answer: b. Reye syndrome Correct Answer: b. Reye syndrome Question 15 1 out of 1 points 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: Selected Answer: b. His sympathetic nervous system has been damaged and thermal control disturbed. Correct Answer: b. His sympathetic nervous system has been damaged and thermal control disturbed. Question 16 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 0 out of 1 points A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing movement problems that begin in the face and arms that eventually affect the entire body. The most likely diagnosis is: Selected Answer: a. Tardive dyskinesia Correct Answer: b. Huntington disease Question 18 0 out of 1 points When a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated? Selected Answer: a. The body’s thermostat is adjusted to a lower temperature. Correct Answer: d. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level. Question 19 1 out of 1 points An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is _____ the injury.
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