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A diabetic patient is going through a smoking cessation program to be able to quit smoking after doing so for the last 15 years. Which behavioral strategy...
A patient has admitted to the nurse that he thinks he has a problem with drinking too much alcohol. The nurse talks with the patient about substance abuse and...
A nurse has identified that one of her patients is socially isolated from others of her own age group. Which best describes when social isolation would be...
A 66-year-old patient complains to the nurse that ever since he retired, he has had headaches, insomnia, and has been feeling tired. Which instructions would...
A nurse is working with a client who wants to quit smoking. After three months of work, the client tells the nurse, I just do not think I can change. I can’t...
A 39-year-old patient has been given a nursing diagnosis of Disturbed Body Image after have a below-the-knee amputation. The nurse has been working with this...
A 70-year-old client is worried about developing dementia because his father had Alzheimer’s disease at an early age. What lifestyle interventions would the...
A nurse is working with the adult daughter of a man who has Alzheimer’s disease. The daughter cares for her father in her home but is becoming exhausted with...
Which best describes a psychiatric advance directive?...
A patient with insulinoma is suffering from mental confusion and cognitive impairment. Which action of the nurse best demonstrates that she is respecting the...
A nurse arrives at her job in the psychiatric unit and is given her assignments for the day. She has a patient who is experiencing delirium tremens after...
A nurse is discussing treatment options for a patient who has an eating disorder and is talking about inpatient treatment. The patient tells the nurse she...
A patient with depression has been taken to the emergency department by a friend because she made statements that she was thinking of killing herself. The...
A patient on the mental health unit has been given the nursing diagnosis of Ineffective Individual Coping after being diagnosed with cancer. The patient is...
A case management nurse is reviewing the chart for a patient in a psychiatric hospital who has been diagnosed with panic disorder. The patient is anxious and...
A nurse is caring for a 40-year-old patient with post-traumatic stress disorder following a severe injury last year. The patient requires a morning dose of her...
A patient with post-traumatic stress disorder has been brought into the emergency department after attempting suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. The nurse...
A nurse is talking to a patient who has a history of substance abuse. The patient tells the nurse that he tried to kill his sister because he hates her. Before...
A 29-year-old patient with major depressive disorder is receiving care for suicidal ideation. The nurse is talking to the patient about her care and treatment...
A patient with a history of methamphetamine abuse has been brought into the emergency department after receiving a laceration from a broken window. After...