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A 30-year-old male is having difficulty breathing and has been spitting blood. He reports that he began experiencing this reaction after cleaning his pigeons’ cages. Testing reveals he is suffering from allergic alveolitis. Which of the following is he experiencing?

 

 

 

 

An 8-year-old female presents with edema of the cutaneous and mucosal tissue layers. Her mother reports that the condition is recurrent and seems to occur more often during stressful situations. The child is diagnosed with hereditary angioedema. Which of the following is deficient in this child?

 

 

 

 

When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect?

 

 

 

 

When the maternal immune system becomes sensitized against antigens expressed by the fetus, what type of immune reaction occurs?

 

 

 

 

The nurse would expect the occurrence of scabies to occur more commonly among children who:

 

 

 

 

Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a _____ infection of the skin.

 

 

 

 

A 70-year-old female presents with a hip fracture secondary to osteoporosis. This condition is caused by an increase in bone:

 

 

 

 

Researchers now believe that RA is:

 

 

 

 

Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal disorder characterized by:

 

 

 

 

A 70-year-old female with osteoporosis fractures her leg at a location of preexisting abnormality. She reports that the fracture occurred following a minor fall. Which of the following best describes the fracture?

 

 

 

 

When a nurse cares for a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the nurse remembers this disease is an example of:

 

 

 

 

A 76-year-old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis by radiologic exam. She is at high risk for:

 

 

 

 

A 5-year-old female takes a hike through the woods during a school field trip. Upon returning home, she hugs her father, and he later develops poison ivy. Which of the following immune reactions is he experiencing?

 

 

 

 

The incidence of fractures of the pelvis is highest in:

 

 

 

 

The pathophysiology student would correctly identify the etiologic agent of smallpox as:

 

 

 

 

Which of the following people is at highest risk for the development of gout?

 

 

 

 

When trying to distinguish between an infectious disease and noninfectious disease, what is the hallmark symptom for most infectious diseases?

 

 

 

 

What common symptom should be assessed in individuals with immunodeficiency?

 

 

 

 

A 4-month-old female is diagnosed with atopic dermatitis (AD). Which of the following assessment findings by the nurse will most likely support this diagnosis?

 

 

 

 

When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?

 

 

 

 

A nurse thinks a patient may be experiencing dementia. Which assessment finding will most help support this diagnosis?

 

 

 

 

A 20-year-old male suffers a severe closed head injury in a motor vehicle accident. He remains in a vegetative state (VS) 1 month after the accident. Which of the following structures is most likely keeping the patient alive?

 

 

 

 

A teenage boy sustains a severe closed head injury following an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident. He is in a state of deep sleep that requires vigorous stimulation to elicit eye opening. How should the nurse document this in the chart?

 

 

 

 

An initial assessment finding associated with acute spinal cord injury is _____ the injury.

 

 

 

 

A 15-year-old male was struck by a motor vehicle and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Paramedics found him unconscious at the scene of the accident. During the ambulance ride, he regained consciousness and was able to maintain a conversation with the medical staff. Upon arrival to hospital, he was alert and oriented. Physical exam reveals confusion and impaired responsiveness. What is the probable nature of his brain injury based on this history?

 

 

 

 

When planning care for a child in pain, which principle should the nurse remember? The pain threshold in children is _____ that of adults.

 

 

 

 

An older adult is admitted to the ER following a fall. The patient complains of pain in the back. The patient has a history of osteoporosis. The nurse would expect the patient’s injury and subsequent pain is most likely due to:

 

 

 

 

A 30-year-old female had a seizure that started with her fingers and progressively spread up her arm and then extended to her leg, with no loss of consciousness. How should the nurse chart this?

 

 

 

 

A 23-year-old female begins having problems with tiredness, weakness, and visual changes. Her diagnosis is multiple sclerosis (MS). What is occurring in the patient’s body?

 

 

 

 

A patient with an addiction to alcohol checked into a rehabilitation center. He experiences delirium, inability to concentrate, and is easily distracted. From which of the following is he most likely suffering?

 

 

 

 

A 40-year-old male complains of uncontrolled excessive movement and progressive dysfunction of intellectual and thought processes. He is experiencing movement problems that begin in the face and arms that eventually affect the entire body. The most likely diagnosis is:

 

 

 

 

Which finding indicates the patient is having complications from heat stroke?

 

 

 

 

A patient has memory loss of events that occurred before a head injury. What cognitive disorder does the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing?

 

 

 

 

A 20-year-old male was brought to the emergency room (ER) for severe burns. He requested something for the excruciating pain he was experiencing. Blocking which of the following neurotransmitters would reduce his pain?

 

 

 

 

A 15-year-old male is brought to the ER for treatment of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. An MRI reveals spinal cord injury, and his body temperature fluctuates markedly. The most accurate explanation of this phenomenon is that:

 

 

 

 

Parents of a 3-month-old infant bring him to the emergency room (ER) after he has had a seizure. He has muscle rigidity, and the parents report they are of Jewish ancestry. For what genetic disease should this infant be screened?

 

 

 

 

A 60-year-old female with a recent history of head trauma and a long-term history of hypertension presents to the ER for changes in mental status. MRI reveals that she had a hemorrhagic stroke. What does the nurse suspect caused this type of stroke?

 

 

 

 

When a patient has a fever, which of the following thermoregulatory mechanisms is activated?

 

 

 

 

A 50-year-old male suffers a severe head injury when his motorcycle hits a tree. His breathing becomes deep and rapid but with normal pattern. What term should the nurse use for this condition?

 

 

 

 

A 75-year-old female suffers a stroke and now has difficulty writing and production of language. This condition is most likely caused by occlusion of the:

 

 

 

 

A 20-year-old male was at the supermarket when he fell to the ground. Bystanders reported that he lost consciousness and his body tensed up then relaxed, then tensed and relaxed several times. He most likely was experiencing a(n):

 

 

 

 

The nursing student would correctly identify the most common symptom of brain abscess as:

 

 

 

 

A 69-year-old male with a history of alcohol abuse presents to the emergency room (ER) after a month-long episode of headaches and confusion. Based on his alcoholism, a likely cause of his neurologic symptoms is:

 

 

 

 

When a patient has a peculiar sensation that immediately precedes a seizure, what term should the nurse use to describe this sensation?

 

 

 

 

A 15-month-old child from Pennsylvania was brought to the ER for fever, seizure activity, cranial palsies, and paralysis. Which of the following diagnosis will be documented in the chart?

 

 

 

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A 30-year-old male is having difficulty breathing and has been spitting blood. He reports that he began experiencing this reaction after cleaning his pigeons’ cages. Testing reveals he is suffering from allergic alveolitis. Which of the following is he experiencing? An 8-year-old female presents with edema of the cutaneous and mucosal tissue layers. Her mother reports that the condition is recurrent and seems to occur more often during stressful situations. The child is diagnosed with hereditary angioedema. Which of the following is deficient in this child? When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect? When the maternal immune system becomes sensitized against antigens expressed by the fetus, what type of immune reaction occurs? The nurse would expect the occurrence of scabies to occur more commonly among children who: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a _____ infection of the skin. A 70-year-old female presents with a hip fracture secondary to osteoporosis. This condition is caused by an increase in bone: Researchers now believe that RA is: Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal disorder characterized by: A 70-year-old female with osteoporosis fractures her leg at a location of preexisting abnormality. She reports that the fracture occurred following a minor fall. Which of the following best describes the fracture? When a nurse cares for a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the nurse remembers this disease is an example of: A 76-year-old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis by radiologic exam. She is at high risk for: A 5-year-old female takes a hike through the woods during a school field trip. Upon returning home, she hugs her father, and he later develops poison ivy. Which of the following immune reactions is he experiencing? T...
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