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NCLEX Neuro

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Encourage the client to hyperventilate






2. deceleration injury






3. Hypogeusia






4. Slow - irregular respirations






5. Clonic Seizure






6. Noxious stimuli






7. Evaluate urine specific gravity






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






9. Hyperflexion injuries






10. Intracranial hemorrhages






11. Epidural hematoma






12. Artificial tears






13. Laceration of the middle meningeal artery






14. The patient should be placed on droplet precautions.






15. 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






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






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






18. Damage to cranial nerve I






19. Loss of lens elasticity






20. Generalized seizures






21. Tonic Seizure






22. Atonic Seizure






23. Depressed skull fractures






24. acceleration injury






25. Quadriplegia with gross arm movement and diaphragmic breathing


26. Inability to elicit a Babinski's reflex






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






28. Dopamine






29. A client with a high cervical spine injury






30. Unequal pupil size






31. Wrap her hands in soft 'mitten' restraints






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






33. Reposition the client to avoid neck flexion






34. Equal pupillary constriction in response to light






35. Dilated non reactive pupils






36. 'The lens is normally transparent






37. Basilar skull fractures






38. Activity of the brain






39. Linear skull fractures






40. Myoclonic Seizure






41. 4 things that protect the brain






42. 'Grand Mal' or Generalized tonic - clonic






43. Immobilize the client's head and neck


44. Absence Seizure






45. Limiting bladder catherization to once every 12 hours






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






47. Subdural hemorrhage






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






49. Parkinson's disease






50. Epidural hematoma