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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?...
A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing trouble with coordination and balance, as well as numbness and tingling in their extremeties. The nurse knows these symptoms are due to damage and deterioration to the myelin sheeth because this client is suffering from which of the following?...
A nurse is caring for a client with generalized muscle pain, sleep disturbances and constant diarrhea. After musltiple tests showing no diagnosable cause, the nurse knows this client is likely suffering from which of the following?...
A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing gradual paralysis that started from the toes and has moved up the legs. The nurse knows that the clients peripheral nervous system has been attacked causing disruption in communication of the nerves because this client is suffering from which of the following?...
A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing muscle weakness that gets better with rest, they report difficulty with swollowing and controlling their facial expressions. The nurse knows the clients antibodies are blocking and changing the signals sent between nerve and muscle because this patient is suffering from which of the following?...
A nurse is performing a cardinal gaze eye exam. The nurse knows that this test for which of the following cranial nerves?...
A nurse is caring for a comatose client and needs to test for brainstem function. Which of the following tests are used to test this?...
A nurse is caring for a client who is having motor disturbances. The nurse knows that which part of the brain controls motor movement...
A nurse is caring for an 80-year-old client who is in rehabilitation after having a stroke. The nurse is teaching the client about how to use a nosey cup....
A patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury last year has developed narcolepsy and excessive daytime sleepiness. Which of the following side effects of...
A nurse is helping a 47-year-old female patient with getting up in the morning and performing activities of daily living. The patient was diagnosed with...
A 78-year-old patient with Huntington’s disease has developed contractures from muscle atrophy. The nurse is reviewing his information after he has been...
A patient with Parkinson’s disease has tremors in his hands that make eating difficult. Which of the following adaptive devices could the nurse employ that...
A 36-year-old male patient is being seen in the emergency department after a spinal injury; the patient states that he cannot feel anything below the level of...
A 38-year-old patient has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and subsequently has developed breathing difficulties including shortness of...
A 59-year-old patient is suffering from severe pain, numbness, and tingling in the lower legs and feet as a result of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Which...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from a stroke. The nurse arranges for a swallowing screening to be performed on this patient. Which best...