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Selected Answer:c.Focal motor seizureCorrect Answer:c.Focal motor seizureQuestion 81 out of 1 pointsA nurse should document on the chart that chronic pain is occurring when the patient reports the pain has lasted longer than:Selected b.
Answer:3 to 6 monthsCorrect Answer:b.3 to 6 monthsQuestion 91 out of 1 pointsA 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?Selected Answer:b.BrainstemCorrect Answer:b.BrainstemQuestion 101 out of 1 pointsA 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 amnesiaCorrect Answer:c.Retrograde amnesiaQuestion 111 out of 1 pointsA 65-year-old male recently suffered a cerebral vascular accident. He is now unable to recognize and identify objects by touch because of injury to the sensory cortex. How should the nurse document this finding?Selected Answer:b.AgnosiaCorrect Answer:b.AgnosiaQuestion 121 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:Selected Answer:b.Chronic subdural hematomaCorrect Answer:b.Chronic subdural hematomaQuestion 131 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient has a peculiar sensation that immediately precedes a seizure, what term should the nurse use to describe this sensation?Selected Answer:d.AuraCorrect Answer:d.AuraQuestion 141 out of 1 pointsA 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?