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NCLEX Neuro

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Decorticate






2. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours






3. Tonic Seizure






4. A trauma nurse is caring for a patient that sustained trauma to the head. She notices that the patient has a 'blown pupil' (one pupil is fixed a dilated). This is caused by intracranial swelling and brain herniation. A blown pupil is caused by disrup






5. 4 things that protect the brain






6. Encourage the client to hyperventilate






7. acceleration injury






8. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery






9. Absence Seizure






10. deceleration injury






11. Damage to cranial nerve I






12. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex






13. Noxious stimuli






14. 'The lens is normally transparent






15. Raise the head of the bed immediately to 90 degrees






16. Back arched; rigid extension of all four extremities.






17. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion






18. Dopamine






19. Put the client in the high - Fowler's position






20. Hyperflexion injuries






21. Basilar skull fractures






22. Depressed skull fractures






23. To immobilize the surgical spine






24. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic






25. Myoclonic Seizure






26. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick






27. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light






28. nsg intervention for spinal injury






29. Call the physician while another nurse checks the vital signs and ascertains the patient's Glasgow Coma score






30. Artificial tears






31. Evaluate urine specific gravity






32. Loss of lens elasticity






33. CN IX and CN VII






34. Decrease in LOC






35. Place a tongue - blade in the patient's mouth to prevent blockage of the airway.






36. Atonic Seizure






37. Intracranial hemorrhages






38. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints






39. Epidural hematoma






40. Epidural hematoma






41. Dilated non reactive pupils






42. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.






43. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing






44. Generalized seizures






45. Hypogeusia






46. 'Wake him every hour and assess his orientation to person - time - and place






47. Linear skull fractures






48. Encouraging compliance with drug therapy to prevent loss of vision






49. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias






50. Clonic Seizure