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?

 

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- Neologisms

- Left sided weakness

- Uncontrolable emotions

- Unequal pupils

Rationale

A client who has had damage to Wernicke's area will experience Wernicke's aphasia and will have a difficult time understanding speaking and writing, Often these clients will speak meaningless words or even made up words (neologisms).

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