Pretest 22

During the primary assessment, what is a sign of shock?

A.) rapid heart rate
B.) Perfusion
C.) Flushed skin
D.) radial pulses
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A 17-year-old female has been actively seizing for over five minutes. The patient draws clenched, and you know that she has cyanotic around her lips. Her vitals are P 130, R 18, BP 180/92. You should next:

A.) maintain the airway and administer oxygen as appropriate
B.) protect the patient from injury until the convulsions subside
C.) reassess the patient
D.) begin CPR
When a clot or embolism occluded artery, this causes:An ischemic strokeStroke patient appears to understand you but can't find the correct words to express his condition. The words he uses don't make sense. This is:Expressive aphasiaWhy does diabetic ketoacidosis cause dehydration?In an attempt to rid the blood of excess sugar, the body will increase urinationHemorrhagic stroke as frequently the result of long-standing:High blood pressure (hypertension)After administering oral glucose to a patient in a diabetic emergency, you should:Reassess the patientWhat would be an appropriate description of the reticular activating system?Wake and sleep centerA partial seizure affects:One part or one side of the brainHyperglycemia typically develops:over days and even weeksHyperglycemia is usually caused by a decrease in insulin, which:Leaves sugar in the bloodstream rather than helping it enter the cells