G13 Diagnosis: Paraneoplastic Neuromyopathy And Neuropathy! Trivia Quiz

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The Nervous system is made up of the brain spinal cord and nerves that connect the rest of the body. There are different types of nerves which include motor, sensory, and autonomic. Below is a G13 Diagnosis: Paraneoplastic Neuromyopathy and Neuropathy Trivia Quiz, and it is perfect for helping you with your revision. Give it a shot and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which factor is the greatest barrier to an older adult living independently?
    • A. 

      A. Deficits in vision and/or hearing resulting in safety issues

    • B. 

      B. Limited finances that prevent upkeep and maintenance of a residence

    • C. 

      C. Depression that occurs after the death of a spouse or significant other occurs

    • D. 

      D. The manifestation of cognitive impairment resulting from dementia or Alzheimer’s

  • 2. 
    The nurse is preparing educational material concerning fire safety in the home. What research data will be included in the material?
    • A. 

      A. older women are more likely to die in fires than older men

    • B. 

      B. fire mortality is highest in adults older than 65 years of age

    • C. 

      C. most people who die in fires are killed by the flames

    • D. 

      D. most fires occur outside the home

  • 3. 
    The nurse is recommending that a client diagnosed with moderate stage Alzheimer’s disease attend a support group when he becomes defensive about not driving his automobile and the effects it will have on, “being stuck at home.” Which is the priority outcome expected for this client when attending the group sessions?
    • A. 

      A. facilitates socialization thus minimizing the effects of social isolation

    • B. 

      B. helps with minimizing the loss as a factor in causing depression

    • C. 

      C. provides caregivers with respite while assuring the client is well attended to

    • D. 

      D. allows for the opportunity for a mental health professional to assess the client

  • 4. 
    A 79-year-old client resides independently in the community. The visiting home health nurse finds that despite its being 90 degrees F outside, the windows are closed and the client is wearing a sweater. The nurse initially recognizes that this behavior may be related to:
    • A. 

      A. cognitive changes that diminish the individual’s awareness of temperature changes

    • B. 

      B. age-related neurosensory changes that diminish awareness of temperature changes

    • C. 

      C. delirium-related to an acute illness that is affecting body heat production

    • D. 

      D. age-related motor deficiencies that result in self-neglect

  • 5. 
    A home care nurse in an area of the country that is prone to tornadoes routinely discusses disaster preparedness with older adult clients. What is the primary rationale for this intervention?
    • A. 

      A. Older adults are less likely to seek formal and informal help when affected by natural disasters

    • B. 

      B. The older adult is more likely to live in a communal environment which provides assistance in times of natural disasters

    • C. 

      C. Most older adults have insurance to help them recover from material losses due to a natural disaster

    • D. 

      D. Federal and private assistance agencies generally provide older adults with priority attention in time of natural disasters.

  • 6. 
    A home care nurse is conducting a home fire safety assessment for an older client who lives alone. Which observation is a particular worrisome for the nurse?
    • A. 

      A. The client shows the nurse a copy of the apartment complex’s fire evacuation plan

    • B. 

      B. The home has 3 fire alarms positioned above windows in the kitchen, bedroom and living room

    • C. 

      C. The bedroom and bathroom both have solid wood doors installed

    • D. 

      D. The client recites the ‘Stop, Drop and Roll’ mantra when asked what to do if her clothes caught fire while cooking.

  • 7. 
    Which nursing intervention will best initially help an older client who is about to move to a new apartment feel safe living alone for the first time?
    • A. 

      A. Join and actively participate in the local community watch organization

    • B. 

      B. Have a ‘peep hole’ installed in the apartment door and never open the door to strangers

    • C. 

      C. Arrange with the local police to have a home security assessment done and then follow through with their suggestions

    • D. 

      D. Consider having a dog as a pet since even a small dog can provide protection and, as a bonus, companionship.

  • 8. 
    The nurse is treating a frail, older client for possible hypothermia. Which assessment data suggests the condition is resolving? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      A. client is shivering

    • B. 

      B. client’s hands are warm and pink

    • C. 

      C. client is in a fetal position

    • D. 

      D. client’s temperature is 97.4°

    • E. 

      E. The client’s feet are “tingling”

  • 9. 
    What information should be included in an informational program to be presented on burn prevention to a senior citizens group? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      A. Do not smoke in bed or when sleepy

    • B. 

      B. Wear well fitted clothing when cooking or when grilling outdoors

    • C. 

      C. Have the contact information for the local fire department easily accessible

    • D. 

      D. Establish a plan for exiting each room of your home in the case of a fire

    • E. 

      E. Have a fire extinguisher readily available in the kitchen

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A. Do not allow uninvited sales persons into your home

    • B. 

      B. Never provide personal information to telephone sales solicitors

    • C. 

      C. Rely on the advice of people who only friends have recommended

    • D. 

      D. Contact the local Medicare or Medicaid service office for information when needed

    • E. 

      E. Keep your bank account and credit card numbers with you at all times.

  • 11. 
    The nurse documents that an older adult client is living independently in a safe environment. Which assessment data supports this evaluation? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      A. The client demonstrates the home’s security alarm system.

    • B. 

      B. Various safety features were installed when the bathroom was remodeled.

    • C. 

      C. The client has access to a financially generous retirement benefit

    • D. 

      D. The nurse observes the client wearing a safety alarm bracelet.

    • E. 

      E. The client’s home is within walking distance of a grocery store.

  • 12. 
    The nurse is managing the care of an older client experiencing the symptoms of heat fatigue. Which intervention will the nurse implement to help resolve the condition? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      A. Helping the client assume a comfortable resting position.

    • B. 

      B. Monitoring the client’s intake of electrolyte replacement fluids

    • C. 

      C. Withholding the client’s prescribed antidiuretic medication

    • D. 

      D. Documenting that the client’s skin remains pale, moist and cool

    • E. 

      E. Keeping the environmental humidity low and temperature cool.