Psychosocial Integrity QuestionDifficulty
Your patient is a 3-year old male. According to Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development, you know that the pyschosocial crisis he’s currently experiencing is autonomy versus shame and doubt. Which of the following activities would demonstrate to you that he is successfully working through that stage? Select all that apply....
Yesterday the physician informed your patient that he will have to have his left leg amputated. Whenever you attempt to discuss this with the patient, he says that the doctor told him his leg was fine and he was going home any day now. What would be the most helpful in facilitating the patient’s plan of care?...
You are working on an oncology unit and your patient has just been diagnosed with cancer yesterday. They are still in shock from the diagnosis, as symptoms came on somewhat suddenly. Your patient is a single 26 year-old male with a supportive family. According to Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development, he is currently working through the crisis stage of intimacy vs. isolation. According to this theory, which relationships are the most significant at in this stage and if not successfully explored may result in isolation?...
New holiday decorations have been delivered to the nursing home and everyone is helping put up the decorations. The nurse notices one of the elderly clients who is normally very active in group projects is sitting in a chair and looking away from everyone. What should the nurse say to this client?...
A client informs the nurse that they are hearing voices, what is the first thing the nurse should do?...
Which of the following are potential nursing diagnoses for a client with Bipolar Disorder? Select all that apply....
Which of the following are likely traits of a client with Schizophrenia? Select all that apply....
The nurse receives a client who is 90 years old for potential fracture of the radius. The client came from home, is wearing a brief that is soiled with urine and feces, and there are multiple oval-finger sized bruises on the clients body. The nurse should do which of the following?...
The nurse is planning her day, which of the following clients should the nurse see first?...
Which best describes how elevated stress levels in a patient can worsen symptoms of acute coronary syndrome?...
Which best describes the effects of depression and anxiety on treatment of heart disease?...
A patient with heart disease recently had an internal cardiac defibrillator implanted to provide a shock if his heart should stop beating. The patient admits...
A 63-year-old patient is admitted for care with chest pain, diaphoresis, and falling blood pressure. The patients family is very upset and anxious and the...
Excessive activation of cortisol in the body as a result of ____ can lead to more rapid progression of atherosclerosis and poor health....
A 51-year-old patient is getting ready to undergo a cardiac catheterization and is very anxious about the procedure. Which intervention can the nurse provide...
Which best describes how high stress levels can impact diabetes management?...
A nurse is caring for a patient who was recently diagnosed with diabetes and is receiving treatment for hypoglycemia. The nurse gives the patient a nursing...
A 69-year-old patient has been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. The nurse gives the patient a nursing diagnosis of powerlessness because the patient has said...
A patient is seen in the emergency department complaining of chest pain. The ED physician sees him briefly and then says, let’s get a cardiology consult in...
A 70-year-old patient with coronary artery disease is being seen at a cardiology clinic for care. The nurse performs the intake assessment and asks the patient...