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NCLEX Neuro

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Generalized seizures






2. deceleration injury






3. Immobilize the client's head and neck






4. Epidural hematoma






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






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






7. Noxious stimuli






8. 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






9. nsg intervention for spinal injury






10. A client with a high cervical spine injury






11. Intracranial hemorrhages






12. acceleration injury






13. Hyperflexion injuries






14. Hypogeusia






15. 'The lens is normally transparent






16. Depressed skull fractures






17. Encourage the client to hyperventilate






18. Linear skull fractures






19. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours






20. Evaluate urine specific gravity






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






22. CN IX and CN VII






23. Activity of the brain






24. Parkinson's disease






25. Atonic Seizure






26. Dilated non reactive pupils






27. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery






28. Myoclonic Seizure






29. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick






30. Unequal pupil size






31. Slow - irregular respirations






32. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light






33. Loss of lens elasticity






34. Basilar skull fractures






35. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints






36. Clonic Seizure






37. To immobilize the surgical spine






38. Tonic Seizure






39. Decorticate






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






41. 4 things that protect the brain






42. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex






43. Artificial tears






44. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic






45. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion






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






47. Dopamine






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






49. Subdural hemorrhage






50. Epidural hematoma