Parkinson's Disease Quiz Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is assessing a patient and notes a Brudzinski’s sign and Kernig’s sign. These are two classic signs of which of the following disorders?   
    • A. 

      Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Seizure disorder

    • D. 

      Parkinson’s disease

  • 2. 
    The nurse should instruct the patient with Parkinson’s disease to avoid which of the following?   
    • A. 

      Walking in an indoor shopping mall

    • B. 

      Sitting on the deck on a cool summer evening

    • C. 

      Walking to the car on a cold winter day

    • D. 

      Sitting on the beach in the sun on a summer day

  • 3. 
    The nurse is teaching a client with Parkinson’s disease ways to prevent curvatures of the spine associated with the disease. To prevent spinal flexion, the nurse should tell the client to: 
    • A. 

      Periodically lie prone without a neck pillow

    • B. 

      Sleep only in dorsal recumbent position

    • C. 

      Rest in supine position with his head elevated

    • D. 

      Sleep on either side but keep his back straight

  • 4. 
    A shuffling gait is typically associated with the patient who has:   
    • A. 

      Parkinson’s disease

    • B. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • C. 

      Raynaud’s disease

    • D. 

      Myasthenia gravis

  • 5. 
    Which of the following diseases is a chronic, degenerative, progressive disease of the central nervous system characterized by the occurrence of small patches of demyelination in the brain and spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • B. 

      Parkinson’s disease

    • C. 

      Huntington’s disease

    • D. 

      Creutzfeldt-Jakob’s disease