Reye syndromeCorrect Answer: b. Reye syndromeQuestion 13 1 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 14 1 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old female had a seizure that started with her fingers and progressively spread up her arm and then extended to her leg, with no loss of consciousness. How should the nurse chart this?Selected Answer:c. Focal motor seizureCorrect Answer: c. Focal motor seizureQuestion 15 1 out of 1 pointsA 15-year-old male was struck by a motor vehicle and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Paramedics found him unconscious at the scene of the accident. During the ambulance ride, he regained consciousness and was able to maintain a conversation with the medical staff. Upon arrival to hospital, he was alert and oriented. Physical exam reveals confusion and impaired responsiveness. What is the probable nature of his brain injury based on this history?Selected Answer:c. Extradural (epidural) hematoma
Correct Answer: c. Extradural (epidural) hematomaQuestion 16 1 out of 1 pointsWhen planning care for a child in pain, which principle should the nurse remember? The painthreshold in children is _____ that of adults.Selected Answer:b. Lower thanCorrect Answer: b. Lower thanQuestion 17 1 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:c. AneurysmCorrect Answer: c. AneurysmQuestion 18 1 out of 1 pointsA 69-year-old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) aftera 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 19
0 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated?
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Correct Answer, Traumatic brain injury, closed head injury