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1) Which of the following types of headaches could be described as the patient presents with mild to moderate pressure-like or squeezing pain that...

1)    Which of the following types of headaches could be described as the patient presents with mild to moderate pressure-like or squeezing pain that may be anywhere in the head or neck. The pain may be described as band-like in nature?

Tension

 Migraine

 Cluster

 Bacterial

Meningitis



2. A patient is presenting to you with abrupt headache over the temporal region. Other symptoms include diplopia, amaurosisfugax (acute vision loss), fever, weight loss, anemia, symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatic, unexplained fever, and malaise. What is the best treatment plan for this patient:

 

a) Referral to Neurology

 

b) Corticosteroid therapy initiated immediately as suspicion of temporal arteritis is high

 

c) Transfer to ER

 

d) Start NSAIDS

 

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Question 4 (1 point)

 

The nurse practitioner assesses functional status in the older adult using which of the following tools?

Question 4 options:

MMSE

GDS scale

TUAG (Timed Up and Go)

PPS (Palliative Performance Scale)

 

4.     If an older adult has a MMSE score of 20 or less what should you do?


a) Initiate treatment of cholinesterase inhibitor

 

b) Refer patient immediately to a neurologist

 

c) Consider long term care or an assisted living facility

 

d) No change necessary

 

5       When considering end of life discussions and advanced care planning options the nurse practitioner educates the patient to which of the following? Select all that apply.

 

a) Advanced directives are legally binding in all states.

 

b) Advanced directives are only recognized when the patient cannot make a decision for themselves.

 

c) Advanced directives include a do not resuscitate order and a living will.

 

d) Using a video or audiotaped discussion can include the advanced directive.

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Solution 1)    Tension   2. d) Start NSAIDS   3 Question 4  (1 point)   MMSE  4.     a)... View the full answer

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