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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:



A. Client is oriented when aroused from sleep, and goes back to sleep immediately.
B. Blood pressure is decreased from 160/90 to 110/70.
C. Client refuses dinner because of anorexia.
D. Pulse is increased from 88-96 with occasional skipped beat.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 16, 2016

Client is oriented when aroused from sleep, and goes back to sleep immediately.

This suggests that the level of consciousness is decreasing.
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