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QOD10: Narcolepsy in a Traumatic Brain Injury Patient (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)

Answer:

C.  Loss of muscle control

Rationale: 

A patient who has suffered a traumatic brain injury is at high risk of developing sleep problems. Narcolepsy is a condition in which a person experiences excessive daytime sleepiness. He may also develop a condition known as cataplexy, in which he experiences occasional loss of muscle control while awake, which can be triggered by significant emotions, such as laughter or intense sadness.

 

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