Neuro Quiz - 3rd Semester

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  • 1. 
    Weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that ballons with blood
    • A. 

      Brain Tumor

    • B. 

      Cerebral aneurysm

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Meningitis

  • 2. 
    Most common place for cerebral aneurysms
    • A. 

      Junction of Circle of Willis arteries

    • B. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • C. 

      Basilar Artery

    • D. 

      Pons

  • 3. 
    HTN is a congenital cause of cerebral aneurysms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Risk factors for Cerebral aneurysms: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      Adult

    • D. 

      Children

    • E. 

      HTN

    • F. 

      Alcohol/Drug abuse

    • G. 

      Asian Race

    • H. 

      Genetic disorders

    • I. 

      Smoking

  • 5. 
    Surgery would normally be performed for an aneurysm of 2 cm with no impairment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Usually there are no signs or symptoms of cerebral aneurysms unless they are very large or burst.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm: 
    • A. 

      Sudden intense headache

    • B. 

      Pain behind the eyes

    • C. 

      Hormonal effects

    • D. 

      Diplopia

    • E. 

      Red macular rash

    • F. 

      Tinnitus

    • G. 

      Seizures

    • H. 

      Depression

    • I. 

      Nuchal rigidity

    • J. 

      Sensitivity to light

  • 8. 
    Cushing's Triad includes which symptoms: 
    • A. 

      Widening pulse pressure (>40)

    • B. 

      Widening pulse pressure (>10)

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

    • E. 

      SBP decrease

    • F. 

      SBP increase

  • 9. 
    For small aneurysms the treatment is monitoring. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Maintain airway and oxygenate are always priorities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You should always take the temperature of a pt with cerebral aneurysm rectally. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Head of bed should be kept at a 90 degree angle for pts with cerebral aneuryms. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Right Side Damage Symptoms from Stroke (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Slow Performance

    • B. 

      Short attention span/rapid response

    • C. 

      Left side neglect

    • D. 

      Right side neglect

    • E. 

      Spatial-perceptual deficit

    • F. 

      Denies or minimizes problem

    • G. 

      Impaired speech/language

    • H. 

      Aware of deficits (depression and anxiety because they are aware)

    • I. 

      Impulsive, Safety problems

    • J. 

      Impaired judgment and time judgement

    • K. 

      Impaired comprehension

  • 14. 
    Left Side Damage Symptoms from Stroke (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Slow Performance

    • B. 

      Short attention span/rapid response

    • C. 

      Left side neglect

    • D. 

      Right side neglect

    • E. 

      Spatial-perceptual deficit

    • F. 

      Denies or minimizes problem

    • G. 

      Impaired speech/language

    • H. 

      Aware of deficits (depression and anxiety because they are aware)

    • I. 

      Impulsive, Safety problems

    • J. 

      Impaired judgment and time judgement

    • K. 

      Impaired comprehension

  • 15. 
    For pts with hemorrhagic stroke, give Coumadin. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Most signs and symptoms are very sudden in stroke pts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Anticoagulants should not be given for hemorrhagic stroke. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Eligibility for tPA treatment after stroke. 
    • A. 

      Stroke symptoms started 24 hours ago

    • B. 

      Stroke symptoms occurred less than 180 minutes ago

    • C. 

      Ischemic Stroke

    • D. 

      Hemorrhagic Stroke

    • E. 

      Younger than 18 years old

    • F. 

      18 years or older

  • 19. 
    You may give tPA if blood pressure is over 185/110 at time of treatment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    You may give tPA is blood sugar is 150 at time of treatment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Position of pt for Post Acute Stroke
    • A. 

      HOB elevated only 15-30 degrees with side lying position

    • B. 

      Position pt 2 hrs on unaffected side and 20 mins on affected side

  • 22. 
    Suction fluids nasally and for 15 sections in a pt with acute stroke. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    An LVN can feed the pt the first meal -post acute stroke. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When the pt is eating post acute stroke, they should be sitting up with head and neck slightly forward and flexed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Pts with chronic stroke symptoms should placed with their good vision side away from the door of the room. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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