Test Essay

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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. | | | Your Answer: | True | | Rationale: Correct | | | | | | Question 4 - Correct | Cranial nerve dysfunction in patients with meningitis is a result of inflammation or vascular changes. | | | Your Answer: | True | | Rationale: Correct | | | Question 5 - Correct | What is one of the signs of encephalitis? | | | Your Answer: | Fever, headache, and stiff neck | | Rationale: Correct | | | Question 6 - Correct | The ischemic penumbra is the region between the normally perfused tissue and the evolving infarction | | | Your Answer: | True | | Rationale: Correct | | | Question 7 - Correct | What is the result of cerebral vasospasm? | | | Your Answer: | Decreased or interrupted blood flow | | Rationale: Correct | | | Question 8 - Correct | _______________________ are characterized by an alteration of muscle contraction with rhythmic flexation | | | Your Answer: | Tonic-clonic movements | | Rationale: Correct | | | Question 10 - Correct | Alterations in pituitary function and utilization of

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