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As a nurse, you expect to deal with a patient emergency at any time, but Jordan Buras was confronted by a colleague having a stroke while on duty.
Chronic Confusion: an irreversible, long-standing, and/or progressive deterioration of intellect and personality characterized by decreased ability to interpret environmental stimuli, decreased capacity for intellectual thought processes, and manifested by disturbances of memory, orientation, and behavior.
Take this 34-item examination traversing the Disorders of the Neurological System and Spinal Cord Injury. If you are taking the board examination or nurse board examination or even the NCLEX, then this practice exam is for you.
Take time to answer this 50-item exam that will test your knowledge about Medical-Surgical Nursing. Questions are from Cardiovascular Nursing, Coronary Care Unit (CCU), and Tracheostomy Care. If you are taking the board examination or NCLEX, then this practice exam is right for you.
An intracranial aneurysm is a dilation of the walls of a cerebral artery that develops as a result of weakness in the arterial wall.
A cerebrovascular accident (CVA), an ischemic stroke or “brain attack,” is a sudden loss of brain function resulting from a disruption of the blood supply to a part of the brain.
This 30-item NCLEX exam about Neurological Disorders covering topics about Degenerative Diseases.
This is a 30-item NCLEX exam questionnaire about Degenerative Diseases and some questions about CVA. The items below will present specific patient conditions often seen in the acute care nursing units and/or the intensive care units. Test your knowledge about neurologic disorders and soar high on your NCLEX!
In a decisive statement made by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke deaths in the U.S. have declined dramatically in recent decades due to improved treatment and prevention.
Cerebrovascular accident (stroke) refers to any functional or structural abnormality of the brain caused by a pathological condition of the cerebral vessels or of the entire cerebrovascular system. This post contains 8 Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) Nursing Care Plans