An 18-year-old girl is admitted to the hospital with a depressed skull fracture as a result of a car accident. If the nurse were to observe a rising pulse rate and lowering blood pressure, the nurse would suspect that the client:
Has a sudden and severe increase in intracranial pressure
Has sustained an internal injury in addition to the head injury
Is beginning to experience a dangerously high level of anxiety
Is having intracranial bleeding
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