[Solved] During an Assessment of an 80-Year-Old Patient,the Nurse Notices the Following
During an assessment of an 80-year-old patient,the nurse notices the following: inability to identify vibrations at the ankle and to identify position of big toe,slower and more deliberate gait,and slightly impaired tactile sensation.All other neurologic findings are normal.The nurse should interpret that these findings indicate:
A) cranial nerve dysfunction.
B) lesion in the cerebral cortex.
C) normal changes due to aging.
D) demyelinization of nerves due to a lesion.
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