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Psychiatric Nursing Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020

This client is exhibiting waxy flexibility. The ability to assume and maintain awkward or uncomfortable positions for long periods, is characteristic of catatonic schizophrenia.

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Calling a security guard and another staff member for assistance -the health care worker who witnesses this scene must take precautions to ensure personal as well as client safety, but shouldnt...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Acknowledge that the client is hearing voices but make it clear that the nurse doesn\ t hear these voices.-by acknowledging that the client hears voices, the nurse conveys acceptance of the client....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Nitroglycerin (nitro-bid iv)-rationale: the elevated st segments in this clients ecg indicate myocardial ischemia. to reverse this problem, the physician is mostlikely to prescribe an infusion of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Lorazepam (Ativan)

The nurse would most likely administer benzodiazepine, such as lorazepan (ativan) to the client who is experiencing symptom: The clients experiences symptoms of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
\"i know it\ s important for you to feel in control, but i\ ll monitor you for 90 minutes after you eat.\" - this response acknowledges that the client is testing limits and that the nurse is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Report a sore throat or fever to the physician immediately-a sore throat and fever are indications of an infection caused by agranulocytosis, a potentially life-threatening complication of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Helping the client identify and express feelings of anxiety and anger- in many instances, the nurse can diffuse impending violence by helping the client identify and express feelings of anger and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Monitor vital signs, serum electrolyte levels, and acid-base balance.-rationale: an anorexic client who requires hospitalization is in poor physical condition from starvation and may die as a result...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Hallucination-auditory hallucination, in which one hears voices when no external stimuli exist, is common in schizophrenic clients. such behaviors as laughing, yelling, and talking to oneself...Read More

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Nursejbv
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
You re feeling angry that your family continues to hope for you to be cured?”

Restating is the therapeutic communication technique in which the nurse repeats what the client...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Cranberry Juice

An acid environment aids in the excretion of PCP. The nurse will definitely give the client with PCP intoxication cranberry juice to acidify the urine to a ph of 5.5 &...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
The client keeps a journal and discusses it with the nurse. -rationale: the client is moving toward meeting the goal because recording and discussing feelings is a constructive way to manage stress....Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Oct 23, 2018
Option D is the correct answer. Provide objective data and feedback regarding the client's weight and attractiveness. This strategy should be used by nurse to deal with the client's distor...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Hallucinations

Hallucinations are visual, auditory, gustatory, tactile or olfactory perceptions that have no basis in reality.

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