# Jarvis 28

Which part of the body should the nurse examine to assess Cranial nerve VII?
A. Eye
B. Face
C. Mouth
D. Throat
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While examining the eyes, the nurse finds that the patient has 20/20 vision, symmetric corneal reflex, and white sclera. The patient's pupil size is 3 mm while resting and 2 mm while constricting. What does the nurse infer from these findings?
A. The patient has ptosis
B. The patient has strabismus
C. The patient has nystagmus
D. The patient has normal vision
The student nurse is assessing the neck of a patient under the supervision of a nurse educator. Which intervention by the student nurse needs correction?
A. Palpation of the trachea in the midline
B. Palpation of the cervical lymph nodes
C. Assessment for the functioning of cranial nerve XI
D. Palpation of the carotid pulse on both sides at a time
What intervention does the nurse perform to test the stereognosis of a patient?
A. Ask the patient to perform the rapid alternating movements test.
B. Ask the patient to run each heel down the shin of the opposite leg.
C. Ask the patient to extend the arms fully and touch the nose with a finger.
D. Ask the patient to identify an object placed in the hand without visual clues.