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Question 1.
An elderly client is being admitted to the ICU with the diagnosis of a stroke. The nurse realizes that based upon this client's age, the most likely causes of the condition would be:


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Question 2.
A client is an emergency admission for treatment of stroke symptoms. Why is this an emergency?


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Question 3.
A client is concerned that he will develop a stroke because his father did at an early age. Which of the following could the nurse instruct this client to modify in order to help reduce this client's risk factors for stroke?


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Question 4.
A client, admitted with a hemorrhagic stroke is being intubated. Which of the following might have played a role in the development of this client's stroke?


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Question 5.
After completing the assessment of a client with a new onset of stroke, nursing diagnoses will be determined. Which of the following nursing diagnoses should have the highest priority for this client?


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Question 6.
A client in the ICU, after having an cerebral aneurysm clipped, is demonstrating symptoms of cerebral vasospasm. Which of the following would be indicated for this client?


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Question 7.
The nurse is creating a plan of care for a client with a stroke. In order to reduce the complication of a DVT, which of the following should be included in this plan of care?


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Question 8.
The nurse is concerned that a client who has sustained a stroke will develop contractures. Which of the following can be done to avoid this complication?


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Question 9.
The nurse is concerned a client recovering from a stroke is developing nutritional problems because:


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Question 10.
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The nurse is instructing a group of nurses about the modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for the development of a stroke. List the nonmodifiable risk factors that this nurse should include:  

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