Correctd. The body’s thermostat is reset to a higher level.Question 151 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male suffers a severe head injury when his motorcycle hits a tree. His breathing becomes deep and rapid but with normal pattern. What term should the nurse use for this condition?Selected Answer:Correctd. Central neurogenic hyperventilationCorrect Answer:Correctd. Central neurogenic hyperventilation
Question 161 out of 1 pointsA 72-year-old male demonstrates left-sided weakness of upper and lower extremities. The symptoms lasted 24 hours and resolve with no evidence of infarction. The patient most likely experienced a(n):Selected Answer:Correctc. Transient ischemic attackCorrect Answer:Correctc. Transient ischemic attackQuestion 171 out of 1 pointsA 15-month-old child from Pennsylvania was brought to the ER for fever, seizure activity, cranial palsies, and paralysis. Which of the following diagnosis will be documented in the chart?Selected Answer:Correcta. Eastern equine encephalitisCorrect Answer:Correcta. Eastern equine encephalitisQuestion 181 out of 1 pointsWhich system modulates a patient’s perception of pain?Selected Answer:Correctc. Cognitive-evaluative systemCorrect Answer:Correctc. Cognitive-evaluative systemQuestion 191 out of 1 pointsA 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:Correctc. AneurysmCorrect Answer:Correctc. Aneurysm
Question 201 out of 1 pointsA 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 which of the following neurotransmitters would reduce his pain?Selected Answer:Correctd. Substance PCorrect Answer:Correctd. Substance PQuestion 211 out of 1 pointsWhich finding indicates the patient is having complications from heat stroke?Selected Answer:Correctb. Cerebral edema and degeneration of the CNS
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