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The nurse knows that which of the following treatment plans listed below is most likely to be prescribed after a computed tomography (CT) scan of the head reveals a new-onset aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage?

The nurse knows that which of the following treatment plans listed below is most likely to be prescribed after a computed tomography (CT) scan of the head reveals a new-onset aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage?

The nurse knows that which of the following treatment plans listed below is most likely to be prescribed after a computed tomography (CT) scan of the head reveals a new-onset aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage?
Answers:
A. Monitoring in the ICU for signs and symptoms of cerebral insult
B. Stat administration of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)
C. Administration of a diuretic such as mannitol to reduce cerebral edema and ICP
D. Craniotomy and clipping of the affected vessel