NUR 3255 physical assessment module 8 quiz
1. A client complaints of inability to move tongue. what is the most appropriate action for
the nurse to take?
a. evaluate function of the facial nerve.
b. test for sensory function.
c. test the hypoglossal nerve.
d. prepare the client for a ct scan
2.when assessing muscle tone, the nurse will passively move the clients limbs into different
positions. what is the expected normal response?
a. stiffness with resistance to movement
b. flaccid limbs.
c. slight resistance as action performed.
d. pain on movement.
3.the nurse is performing the romberg test, the client starts to sway and moves their feet farther
apart. how would this be documented?
b. lack of coordination
c. positive romberg sign
d. negative homan's sign
4.during examination of a client with a brain tumor, the nurse finds that the client is unable to
identify a number ''3'' drawn in the palm of their hand. what test has the nurse been performing?
d. point location