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Saturday 26 March 2022

Cancer and Oncology Q 65

When caring for a male client diagnosed with a brain tumor of the parietal lobe, the nurse expects to assess:
    A. Seizures
    B. Tactile agnosia
    C. Short-term memory impairment
    D. Contralateral homonymous hemianopia

Correct Answer: B. Tactile agnosia

Option B: Tactile agnosia (inability to identify objects by touch) is a sign of a parietal lobe tumor.

Option A: Seizures may result from a tumor of the frontal, temporal, or occipital lobe.
Option C: Short-term memory impairment occurs with a frontal lobe tumor.
Option D: Contralateral homonymous hemianopia suggests an occipital lobe tumor.

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