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The nurse on a neuro floor is caring for a patient with a spinal cord injury. The clients injury is outlined in the image. What would the nurse expect to find in this client?...
A child presents with fussiness and tugging at their left ear, the physician diagnosis the child with acute otitis media, which position should the nurse instruct the parents to lay the child in?...
A client is being treated post right sided Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA). The client is hungry and would like something to eat. What does the nurse need to do before the patient can eat?...
Family members of a client who is in a coma ask the nurse if the client is brain dead. The nurse responds by informing the family members that being in a coma doesn’t always mean there is breain damage, Which of the following could mimic brain death?...
The nurse is caring for a client who just had an intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke. The family members are concerned about how this could happen. Without knowing the cause of this clients stroke, the nurse reports which of the following as the number one reason for intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke?...
The nurse is caring for a client who had a hemorrhagic stroke. The nurse should question which of the following orders?...
The nurse is caring for a client who has left sided brain damage. The nurse knows that the client will be stronger in which of the following areas?...
The nurse is caring for a client who has right sided brain damage. The nurse knows that the client will be stronger in which of the following areas?...
The nurse is recieving report on a client who had a stroke. The nurse states, “The client is impossible to understand, they are poor historians and are very depressed.” The recieving nurse recognizes this as what kind of stroke?...
The nurse is recieving report on a client who had a stroke. The nurse states, “Keep your eye on them, they keep trying to get up out of the bed and making really poor, impulsive decisions.” The recieving nurse recognizes this as what kind of stroke?...
The nurse is educating the family members of a client on brain damage and how it will effect the client. The nurse states the client will have attention, sensation, and body awareness deficits. Which area of the brain has been affected?...
The nurse is educating the family members of a client on brain damage and how it will effect the client. The nurse states the client will have vision and perception deficits. Which area of the brain has been affected?...
The nurse is educating the family members of a client on brain damage and how it will effect the client. The nurse states the client will have hearing, memory, and language comprehension deficits. Which area of the brain has been affected?...
The nurse is educating the family members of a client on brain damage and how it will effect the client. The nurse states the client will have movement, personality, and speech control deficits. Which area of the brain has been affected?...
The nurse receives report on a client with damage to the part of the brain called Broca’s area. The nurse knows this client will likely be having problems with which of the following?...
The nurse receives report on a client with damage to the part of the brain called Wernicke’s area. The nurse knows this client will likely be having problems with which of the following?...
A nurse is reviewing the mnemonic for stroke, FAST. The nurse remember the T standing for which of the following?...
A nurse is reviewing the mnemonic for stroke, FAST. The nurse remember the F standing for which of the following?...
A nurse is reviewing the mnemonic for stroke, FAST. The nurse remember the S standing for which of the following?...
A nurse is reviewing the mnemonic for stroke, FAST. The nurse remember the A standing for which of the following?...