Chapter 6 (Neurological Assessment)

Answer Key to Chapter 6 Learning Activities

  1. D – remove obstacles when ambulating (Rationale: Cranial nerve II is the optic nerve, which governs vision. The nurse can provide safety for the visually impaired patient by clearing the path of obstacles when ambulating.)
  2. A – cerebral function (Rationale: The mental status examination assesses functions governed by the cerebrum. Some of these are orientation, attention span, judgment, and abstract reasoning.)

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