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Nursing 1160A/B Midterm: Lab review week 6
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Nursing
Course Code
Nursing 1160A/B
Professor
Karen Ferguson

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Review Questions
Week 6
Accuracy in BP measurement is crucial! Rank order the following steps to
ensure this:
o Locate brachial pulse
o Place cuff arrow above pulse
o Apply cuff 2.5cm above the antecubital fossa
o Place diaphragm over brachial artery
Assessing oxygenation, comfort, and safety is part of every interaction
o True
The client complains of parasthesias. Which of the following describes this S
data?
o Tingling or pricking sensation; therefore, it is neuropathic pain
Which of the following is correct with respect to the duration of acute pain?
o It is the result of injury to tissue
The client complains of falls due to the loss of balance? Which part of the
brain is likely affected?
o The cerebellum
The client is sitting in the chair when you enter the room. You immediately
notice a lop-sided smile. What should you do next?
o Assist the client to bed while asking how they feel
Which of the following would you ask if the client complains of frequent
headaches?
o How often do you experience headaches
o Do you have a history of high blood pressure
o Is there anything that reduces them? Worsens them?
Match the following terms to the correct interpretation/definition
o Confused: Prime minister is Pierre Trudeau
o Reduced level of consciousness: drowsy
o Inappropriate: airplanes are blue
o Decorticate: flex when pain applied
Decorebric: extend when pain applied
The correct technique for assessing pupillary accommodation
o Penlight moving in, asking the client to follow the pen; looking for
cross-eyed conversions of the eyes and constrictions of the pupils
What does the nurse assess when testing PERRLA (pupils equal round
reactive light accommodation)
o CN 2: occularmotor
o CN 3: sensory
A simple way to test cranial nerve 8
o Whisper; not reliable
How does one test Cranial nerve 10
o Observe movement of uvula with client saying ahh
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Review Questions Week 6  Accuracy in BP measurement is crucial! Rank order the following steps to ensure this: o Locate brachial pulse o Place cuff arrow above pulse o Apply cuff 2.5cm above the antecubital fossa o Place diaphragm over brachial artery  Assessing oxygenation, comfort, and safety is part of every interaction o True  The client complains of parasthesias. Which of the following describes this S data? o Tingling or pricking sensation; therefore, it is neuropathic pain  Which of the following is correct with respect to the duration of acute pain? o It is the result of injury to tissue  The client complains of falls due to the loss of balance? Which part of the brain is likely affected? o The cerebellum  The client is sitting in the chair when you enter the room. You immediately notice a lop-sided smile. What should you do next? o Assist the client to bed while asking how they feel  Which of the following would you ask if the client complains of frequent headaches? o How often do you experience headaches o Do you have a history of high blood pressure o Is there anything that reduces them? Worsens them?  Match the following terms to the correct interpretation/definition o Confused: Prime minister is Pierre Trudeau o Reduced level of consciousness: drowsy o Inappropriate: airplanes are blue o Decorticate: flex when pain applied  Decorebric: extend when pain applied  The corr
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