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1.  For a male client with suspected increased intracranial pressure (ICP), a most appropriate respiratory goal is to:  
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Whether Mr Snyder’s tumor is benign or malignant, it will eventually cause increased intracranial pressure. Signs and symptoms of increasing intracranial pressure may include all of the following except:  
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B.
C.
D.
3.  A nurse in the emergency department is observing a 4-year-old child for signs of increased intracranial pressure after a fall from a bicycle, resulting in head trauma. Which of the following signs or symptoms would be cause for concern?   
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B.
C.
D.
4.  A client with a head injury is being monitored for increased intracranial pressure (ICP). His blood pressure is 90/60 mmHG and the ICP is 18 mmHg; therefore his cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) is:  
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B.
C.
D.
5.  A female client admitted to an acute care facility after a car accident develops signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure (ICP). The client is intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation to help reduce ICP. To prevent a further rise in ICP caused by suctioning, the nurse anticipates administering which drug endotracheally before suctioning?  
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Later signs of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) later include which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  A male client is brought to the emergency department due to motor vehicle accident. While monitoring the client, the nurse suspects increasing intracranial pressure when:   
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Which of the following signs of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) would appear first after head trauma?   
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B.
C.
D.
9.  The nurse is teaching family members of a patient with a concussion about the early signs of increased intracranial pressure (ICP). Which of the following would she cite as an early sign of increased ICP?   
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B.
C.
D.
10.  A female client admitted to an acute care facility after a car accident develops signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure (ICP). The client is intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation to help reduce ICP. To prevent a further rise in ICP caused by suctioning, the nurse anticipates administering which drug endotracheally before suctioning?  
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Which of the following types of drugs might be given to control increased intracranial pressure (ICP)?   
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B.
C.
D.
12.  Kate with severe head injury is being monitored by the nurse for increasing intracranial pressure (ICP). Which finding should be most indicative sign of increasing intracranial pressure?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  The nurse is positioning the female client with increased intracranial pressure. Which of the following positions would the nurse avoid?  
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B.
C.
D.
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