Management of patients with cerebrovascular disorders quiz

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Management of patients with cerebrovascular disorders

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1. The initial diagnostic test for a stroke, usually performed in the emergency department, is a:

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2. A stroke victim is experiencing memory loss and impaired learning capacity. The nurse knows that brain damage has most likely occurred in which lobe?

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3. The nurse knows that symptoms associated with a transient ischemic attack (TIA), usually a precursor of a future stroke, usually subside in:

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4. The degree of neurologic damage that occurs with an ischemic stroke depends on the:

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5. The most common cause of cerebrovascular disease is:

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6. The initial mortality rate for a stroke can be as high as:

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7. The most common side effect of t-PA is:

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8. The majority of ischemic strokes have what type of origin?

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9. A classic diagnostic system of hemorrhagic stroke is the patient’s compliant of:

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10. The etiology of an ischemic stroke would include a(an):

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11. Eighty percent of hemorrhagic strokes are primarily caused by:

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12. Most patients with hemorrhagic strokes are placed in bed in which position?

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13. An emergency department nurse understands that a 110-lb recent stroke victim will receive at least the minimum dose of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA). The patient will receive a minimum dose of:

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14. As a cause of death in the United States, stroke currently ranks:

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15. The most common motor dysfunction of a stroke is:

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