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Question 1.
The nurse is planning the care for a client with a closed head injury. Which of the following would be appropriate to include in this client's plan of care?


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Question 2.
A client admitted to the ICU for a drug overdose is demonstrating an increase in intracranial pressure. The nurse knows that this caused by:


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Question 3.
A client in the ICU is demonstrating an increase in intracranial pressure. Which of the following could contribute to this assessment finding?


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Question 4.
A client in the ICU has a MAP of 90 mm Hg and an ICP reading of 85 mm Hg. The nurse interprets these figures to mean:


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Question 5.
Upon assessment of a client in the neuro ICU, the nurse finds that one pupil is greatly dilated while the other restricts to light. This finding could be an indication of:


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Question 6.
The nurse is caring for a client with a brain tumor that is obstructing the flow of CSF. Nursing care will most likely be focused on:


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Question 7.
The nurse is preparing to assess a client's level of consciousness, particularly arousal. Which of the following assessment tools would be the most appropriate for the nurse to use?


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Question 8.
A client is demonstrating signs of deteriorating brain function. Which of the following signs is the nurse likely to find upon assessment of this client?


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Question 9.
A client with an intracranial pressure monitoring device is demonstrating a variety of wave patterns. The nurse reviews this tracing and determines that everything is within normal limits. Which type of wave pattern is this client most likely demonstrating?


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Question 10.
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The nurse caring for clients with cranial disorders knows that nursing care needs to take into consideration the Monro-Kellie hypothesis. What are the percentages for each element of this hypothesis?  

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