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NCLEX Neuro

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1. Basilar skull fractures






2. Artificial tears






3. Parkinson's disease






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






5. Evaluate urine specific gravity






6. Rapid dilantin administration can cause cardiac arrhythmias






7. Immobilize the client's head and neck






8. A client with a high cervical spine injury






9. nsg intervention for spinal injury






10. To immobilize the surgical spine






11. Clonic Seizure






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






13. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing






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






15. Activity of the brain






16. Decorticate






17. Intracranial hemorrhages






18. Atonic Seizure






19. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic






20. Check the fluid for dextrose with a dipstick






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






22. Slow - irregular respirations






23. Encourage the client to hyperventilate






24. Epidural hematoma






25. Unequal pupil size






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






27. partial seizures






28. Dilated non reactive pupils






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






30. acceleration injury






31. Myoclonic Seizure






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






33. Absence Seizure






34. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints






35. Hyperflexion injuries






36. Epidural hematoma






37. 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






38. Noxious stimuli






39. deceleration injury






40. Tonic Seizure






41. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery






42. Generalized seizures






43. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion






44. Decrease in LOC






45. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.






46. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light






47. Hypogeusia






48. Dopamine






49. CN IX and CN VII






50. Damage to cranial nerve I