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A client has experienced an ischemic stroke that has damaged the temporal (lateral and superior portions) lobe. Which of the following deficits would the nurse expect during assessment of this client?
When providing teaching to a client who reports tension headaches, which of the following instructions would be most beneficial to prevent onset of symptoms?
perform stretching exercises & freq change positions
A patient has been diagnosed as having global aphasia. The nurse recognizes that the patient will be unable to do which of the following actions?
Form understandable words and comprehend the spoken word
Global aphasia is a combination of expressive and receptive aphasia and presents tremendous challenge to the nurse to communicate effectively with the patient. In receptive aphasia, the patient is unable to form words that are understandable. In expressive aphasia, the patient is unable to form words that are understandable. The patient who is unable to speak at all is referred to as mute.
Which of the following statements reflects nursing management of the patient with expressive aphasia?
Encourage the patient to repeat sounds of the alphabet.
the inability to perform previously learned purposeful motor acts on a voluntary basis
A client has experienced an ischemic stroke that has damaged the lower motor neurons of the brain. Which of the following deficits would the nurse expect during assessment?
lack of deep tendon reflexes
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