D) Nancy has a negative Babinski's reflex bilaterally. Due to her deteriorating condition, Nancy is immediately referred to the neurologist. The ED nurse realizes that Nancy has probably suffered a left-sided brain attack. 3. Which clinical manifestation further supports this assessment?
Book report 4/19/12 AOE “The Black Box” written by Julie Schumacher is a story about one girls struggle through depression. This novel is different from other stories because it is told through the perspective of her sister, Elena. Elena tells the story of her sister Dora’s depression and how it not only affected Dora’s life but the whole family’s life as well. This story takes place in Elena’s home where Dora one day announced that she wishes she was dead and overdosed on pills. Their overprotective mother immediately put Dora in the psych ward at Lorning Hospital.
2. Which assessment takes priority while the nurse provides oral care?A) Assess the sides of the oral cavity for any open sores. Feedback: INCORRECT Considering the client’s recent history of nausea and vomiting, another assessment takes priority at this time. B) Observe for excessive dryness of the mucus membranes. Feedback: CORRECT Because the client has a recent
D) Acetaminophen (Tylenol). Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS): Jeff is medicated and reports that his headache is relieved. The nurse continues to monitor Jeff's vital signs, and his neurologic status is assessed using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). About an hour later, Jeff's Glasgow Coma Scale rating changes
Wit is the story of Vivian Bearing (Emma Thompson), a doctor of English literature, who has recently been diagnosed with stage four, metastatic ovarian cancer. She is encouraged to participate in an experimental, eight month chemotherapy treatment by her Oncologist, Dr. Harvey Kalekian (Christopher Lloyd). Dr. Kalekian speaks to her in medical jargon, not fully explaining exactly what the treatment will entail, but states that if she is "tough" and relies on her inner strength, she should do well. Dr. Bearing, being a hard-nosed, uncompromising type, agrees to the treatment.
It’s that time of the year, when everybody gets sick. So you call the doctor, make an appointment and off you go to get a shot. You walk in, sit down, and then you wait. Couch, couch, then a sneeze. That’s all you hear, then more couching and sneezing, you’re reminiscing of your biggest fear.
Points Awarded 24.00 Points Missed 2.00 Percentage 92.3% Diagnosis Shiri's husband, Alum, notices that her left eyelid is drooping and she tells him she is experiencing double vision. After another choking episode, Alum brings his wife back to the healthcare provider who now thinks she may have myasthenia gravis. Her healthcare provider administers a Tensilon (edrophonium chloride) test to help confirm the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (MG). 1. Which response to the test indicates that Shiri has myasthenia gravis?
In the article “Gender Bender by Jill Vollbrecht we learn about a diabetic woman and her hairier problem. Her deep voice, furry arms and her bald spot points to a hormonal imbalance, but a deeper look into her problem reveals an even better explanation to why this is happening. As we read on we learn about Judy, the diabetic patient and her doctor visit. Dr. Vollbrecht seemed to been having a busy day. She had just finished seeing what seemed like a hundred diabetic patients, one after the other.
Question 1 - INCORRECT | Your patient is admitted with a diagnosis of a intracerebral hemorrhage due to an aneurysm. On admission your patient’s pupils were equal and reactive to light, she had a slight drift of the right arm and complaints of a headache and nausea. About 15 minutes later she is unresponsive and her pupils are dilated and react sluggishly. You would anticipate her treatment is likely to include: | | | Your Answer: | Administration of t-PA | | Rationale: Incorrect. Please review Module 5, Lesson 4, Topic 4 | | A surgical aneurysm clipping | | Rationale:Correct | | | Question 2 - Correct | The clinical presentation of a patient with a brain tumor depends on the location of the tumor.