QUESTION 121.A 75-year-old female suffers a stroke and now has difficulty writing andproduction of language. This condition is most likely caused by occlusion of the: a.Anterior communicating arteryb.Posterior communicatingarteryc.Circle of Willisd.Middle cerebral artery 1 points QUESTION 131.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 141.An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is _____ the injury.
. 1 points QUESTION 151.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? 1 points QUESTION 161.An older adult is admitted to the ER following a fall. The patient complains of pain in the back. The patient has a history of osteoporosis. The nurse would expect the patient’s injury and subsequent pain is most likely due to: a.A fractured hipb.Spinal stenosisc.Herniation of a thoracicdiskd.A spinal compression fracture 1 points QUESTION 171.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:
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