Example Question #11 : Clinical Competencies
All of the following cranial nerves have a either a sensory or motor function involving the eyes EXCEPT:
The trochlear nerve (cranial nerve IV) has a motor function involving eye movement. The oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III) also has a motor function involving eye movement and contraction of the iris. The abducens nerve (cranial nerve VI) has a sensory function involving eye movement. The hypoglossal nerve (cranial nerve XII) has a motor function involving movement of the tongue.
Example Question #1 : Identifying, Monitoring, Providing Care, And Administering Medication To Treat Musculoskeletal, Neurological, And Psychological Diseases
A patient in the ICU presents with an acute disorder of attention, perception, and memory impairment. This is most accurately described as:
Delirium is an acute disorder characterized by attention, perception, and memory impairment. It is often the symptom of an underlying condition such as dementia, medication overdose, substance intoxication, and electrolyte disorders.