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Question 1.
A client admitted with a closed-head injury has a large area of ecchymosis along his right jaw line. Which type of cranial fracture does this client have?


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Question 2.
A pediatric client is admitted to the neuro ICU with a closed-head injury sustained after falling out of a tree house. The mechanisms of injury this young client most likely sustained would be:


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Question 3.
A client is admitted to the hospital complaining of increasing neurological changes. The nurse learns this client had fallen off of a ladder 2 weeks prior and sustained a mild concussion. Which of the following conditions might be occurring with this client?


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Question 4.
A client is recovering from a closed-head injury and has an epidural hematoma. Which of the following assessment findings should the nurse report to the physician immediately?


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Question 5.
A client in the neuro ICU with a closed-head injury is exhibiting signs of a secondary injury. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care?


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Question 6.
A client in the ICU has a intracerebral hematoma. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care?


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Question 7.
A client recovering from a closed-head injury is exhibiting an unusually large urine output but his serum sodium is elevated. The nurse realizes this client is developing:


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Question 8.
A client has been diagnosed with SIADH. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care?


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Question 9.
A client is demonstrating a low serum sodium and a low serum and urine osmolality. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care?


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Question 10.
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The nurse is caring for closed-head injury clients, all recovering from hematomas. What are the four types of cranial hematomas that can occur in a closed-head injury?  

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