A -- A carotid bruit #2 Due to Nancy's deteriorating condition she is referred to a neurologist. The emergency room nurse realizes that she has probably suffered from a left-sided brain attack. What clinical manifestation further supports this assessment? D -- Global Aphasia #3 What nursing intervention should the nurse implement when preparing Nancy for a noncontrast CT scan? B -- Explain that the client will not be able to move her head thoughout the CT scan #4 The neurologist also prescribes a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head STAT, why?
Points Earned: 0.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 7. The nurse is completing an admission interview and assessment on a client with a history of Parkinson's disease. Which question should provide information relevant to the client's plan of care? A) Have you ever experienced any paralysis of your arms or legs? Feedback: INCORRECT B) Have you ever sustained a severe head injury?
When she attempts to talk, she slurs her speech and appears very frightened. 1. Which additional clinical manifestation(s) should the nurse expect to find if Nancy's symptoms have been caused by a brain attack (stroke)? (Select all that apply.) A) A carotid bruit.
D) Daily enemas will be needed to help achieve a bowel movement. The nurse is discussing autonomic dysreflexia with Jonathan, his girlfriend, and his mother. To evaluate the teaching, the nurse asks Jonathan to explain what it means. 22. Which statement by Jonathan indicates an understanding of autonomic dysreflexia?
Which additional clinical manifestation(s) should the nurse expect to find if Nancy's symptoms have been caused by a brain attack (stroke)? (Select all that apply.) A) A carotid bruit. Feedback: CORRECT The carotid artery (artery to the brain) is narrowed in clients with a brain attack (stroke). A bruit is an abnormal sound heard on auscultation resulting from interference with normal blood flow.
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