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Your patient with Alzheimer’s has Galantamine (Razadyne) as a new medication. Which of the following aspect of the patient’s history would alert you to discuss this with the presciber?...
You have learned that the patient you are admitting to your unit is addicted to alcohol. Which of the following questions is the priority at this time?...
You are in the emergency department taking care of a patient with delirium tremors and severe alcohol withdrawal. Which question is the priority as you are getting your assessment on them?...
Your 52 year old patient is in behavioral health because he went off of his medications for his schizophrenia. He appears as if he is talking to someone who is not there. You asked who he is talking to. He responded by saying, “Cheryl. She’s right here.” No one is there. What is the most appropriate response with the highest priority?...
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?...
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?...
Which of the following descriptions best defines general adaptation syndrome?...
A patient has been diagnosed with REM behavior disorder. Which of the following is associated with this type of sleep disorder? Select all that apply....
A 35-year-old pregnant patient tells the nurse that she has been feeling significant stress in her life since she found out she was pregnant. Select all of the...
A nurse believes that the 71-year-old widow she is working with is at risk of social isolation. Which of the following behaviors would this client most likely...
Which medical condition has been shown to cause dementia in some adults?...
A 9-year-old child has been diagnosed with ADHD and is acting impulsively with hyperactivity. Which developmental activity would most likely be difficult for...
A 38-year-old patient with schizoaffective disorder has just delivered a baby. The patients family tells the nurse that they do not feel that the patient is...
A nurse is performing depression screenings in the community. Which question would most likely be included in this screening?...
A patient has been given the nursing diagnosis of Disturbed Body Image after suffering a cancerous wound that has a significant odor. Which nursing...
A nurse is speaking with a patient who has talked about quitting smoking. The nurse assesses the patients readiness to learn and determines that the patient...