A nurse creates a care plan for a client diagnosed with a cerebellar brain tumor. The correct nursing diagnosis for this client is “Client at risk for injury related to

  1. impaired balance.”
  2. decreased visual acuity.”
  3. decreased level of consciousness.”
  4. impaired ability to make decisions.”
Number 1 is correct.
Rationale: A tumor in the cerebellum may affect the client’s coordination, balance, and motor control. An occipital lobe tumor might cause vision disturbances. A temporal lobe tumor might cause problems with decreased levels of consciousness or impaired decision-making.