While Working in the Emergency Room, the Nurse Admits an Individual

Question 148
Multiple Choice

While working in the emergency room, the nurse admits an individual who fell from a rooftop.Initial assessment reveals the patient is alert and oriented, has a patent airway, and reports, "I can't feel my feet." Which of the following diagnostic tests would the nurse anticipate? 1)Spinal tap 2)Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)of the brain 3)Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)of the brain 4)Computed tomography (CT)scan of the spine