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NCLEX Neuro

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Decrease in LOC






2. Absence Seizure






3. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick






4. Hyperflexion injuries






5. Generalized seizures






6. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion






7. Artificial tears






8. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic






9. Parkinson's disease






10. 'The lens is normally transparent






11. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias






12. Immobilize the client's head and neck






13. Slow - irregular respirations






14. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex






15. 4 things that protect the brain






16. Tonic Seizure






17. nsg intervention for spinal injury






18. To immobilize the surgical spine






19. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing






20. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery






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






22. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light






23. Activity of the brain






24. generalized and partial (also called local or focal)






25. Dilated non reactive pupils






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






27. Hypogeusia






28. Linear skull fractures






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






30. 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






31. Subdural hemorrhage






32. Atonic Seizure






33. Intracranial hemorrhages






34. Depressed skull fractures






35. Encourage the client to hyperventilate






36. Damage to cranial nerve I






37. Noxious stimuli






38. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.






39. acceleration injury






40. Evaluate urine specific gravity






41. Decorticate






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






43. Dopamine






44. Unequal pupil size






45. Myoclonic Seizure






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






47. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours






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






49. partial seizures






50. deceleration injury