A nurse is employed on an oncology unit. A 62-year-old client is admitted for surgical treatment of a meningioma. The nurse would anticipate modifying the environment for which symptom?

  1. difficulty swallowing
  2. seizures
  3. poor concentration
  4. impaired mobility
Number 2 is correct.
Rationale: Seizures are associated with meningiomas along with headache, weakness in an arm or leg, and personality changes. Other stated symptoms are not seen with this type of cancer.