Fy 15 Stroke Quiz LPN

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Fy 15 Stroke Quiz LPN

Please anwer after reviewing Stroke PPT and Video. You will need to make a 90% or higher to be successful on the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is considered to be modifiable risks for stroke?
    • A. 

      Gender

    • B. 

      Sickle cell disease

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Heredity

  • 2. 
    Which of the follwoing is considered to be a non-modifiable risk for stroke?
    • A. 

      Oral contraceptives

    • B. 

      Hypercholesterolemia

    • C. 

      Age greater than 55 years

    • D. 

      Migraine

  • 3. 
    Every minute the brain is deprived of oxygen, vital brain tissue dies and can never be restored.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Assessing the symptoms of stroke using the F.A.S.T. acronym are as folows: Select the one that is incorrect
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Airway

    • C. 

      Speech

    • D. 

      Time

    • E. 

      Arms

  • 5. 
    The warnings signs of stroke are (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sudden weakness

    • B. 

      Gradually trouble talking or slurred speech

    • C. 

      Sudden severe headache

    • D. 

      Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes

  • 6. 
    The single most common characteristics of a stroke is a sudden onset of symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Patients with the following past history may be susceptible to having a stroke, select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Periphrial artery disease

    • B. 

      Bleeding disorders

    • C. 

      Liver disease

    • D. 

      Taken asprin

    • E. 

      Cocaine

  • 8. 
    What does the NIH Stroke Scale measure?
    • A. 

      The level of impairment in patients thought to have a stroke

    • B. 

      The level of damage to the brain in patients thought to have a stroke

  • 9. 
    Which of the following nursing interventions can the LPN  help the RN perform, select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Begin oxygen therapy

    • B. 

      Place patient NPO

    • C. 

      Keep temperature mormal as possible

    • D. 

      Complete NIH stroke screen

  • 10. 
    TPA (tissue Plasminogen ativase) is the only FDA approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A CT Scan is one of the first interventions used to determine Stroke Type. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The nursing protocol for signs and symptoms of stroke states that the head of the bed should be elevated at  least _____degrees.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      90

  • 13. 
    You may offer the patient only small sips of water every 15 minutes if you suspect he/she is having a stroke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    According to the new Stroke protocol, if a patient is suspected of having a stroke, you will do a blood glucose level if they are diabetic, if they are not diabetic, a blood glucose level is not warranted.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A patient that is suspected of having a stroke (CVA) or transient ischemic attack(TIA), he/she will be placed on oxygen and the sats should remain greater than________percent.   
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      92

    • C. 

      95

    • D. 

      98

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