Copy of Quiz 31

Case Study:  Cerebral Perfusion

Mrs. Johnson, a 59-year-old woman, arrives to the emergency room (ED) complaining of a severe headache. When the nurse attempted to stretch the patient’s neck, nuchal stiffness is observed. Mrs. Johnson also appeared to be somnolent. While waiting for the provider’s instruction. She is put in a private room under droplet precautions as soon as the charge nurse detects meningitis. Reported below is Mrs. Johnson’s vital signs

Vital Signs: 
T:102.5°F (39.17°C)
HR:80 bpm
BP:144/87 mmHg