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  • 1. 
    Situation : The nurse assigned in the detoxification unit attends to various patients with substance-related disorders. A 45 years old male revealed that he experienced a marked increase in his intake of alcohol to achieve the desired effect This indicates:
    • A. 

      Withdrawal

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Intoxication

    • D. 

      Psychological dependence


  • 2. 
    Situation : The nurse assigned in the detoxification unit attends to various patients with substance-related disordersThe client admitted for alcohol detoxification develops increased tremors, irritability, hypertension and fever. The nurse should be alert for impending: 
    • A. 

      Delirium tremens

    • B. 

      Korsakoff’s syndrome

    • C. 

      Esophageal varices

    • D. 

      Wernicke’s syndrome


  • 3. 
    Situation : The nurse assigned in the detoxification unit attends to various patients with substance-related disorders. The care for the client places priority to which of the following: 
    • A. 

      Monitoring his vital signs every hour

    • B. 

      Providing a quiet, dim room

    • C. 

      Encouraging adequate fluids and nutritious foods

    • D. 

      Administering Librium as ordered


  • 4. 
    Situation : The nurse assigned in the detoxification unit attends to various patients with substance-related disorders.Another client is brought to the emergency room by friends who state that he took something an hour ago. He is actively hallucinating, agitated, with irritated nasal septum. 
    • A. 

      Heroin

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      LSD

    • D. 

      Marijuana


  • 5. 
    Situation : The nurse assigned in the detoxification unit attends to various patients with substance-related disorders.A client is admitted with needle tracts on his arm, stuporous and with pin point pupil will likely be managed with:
    • A. 

      Naltrexone (Revia)

    • B. 

      Narcan (Naloxone)

    • C. 

      Disulfiram (Antabuse)

    • D. 

      Methadone (Dolophine)


  • 6. 
    Situation: An old woman was brought for evaluation due to the hospital for evaluation due to increasing forgetfulness and limitations in daily function. The daughter revealed that the client used her toothbrush to comb her hair. She is manifesting: 
    • A. 

      Apraxia

    • B. 

      Aphasia

    • C. 

      Agnosia

    • D. 

      Amnesia


  • 7. 
    Situation: An old woman was brought for evaluation due to the hospital for evaluation due to increasing forgetfulness and limitations in daily function.She tearfully tells the nurse “I can’t take it when she accuses me of stealing her things.” Which response by the nurse will be most therapeutic? 
    • A. 

      ”Don’t take it personally. Your mother does not mean it.”

    • B. 

      “Have you tried discussing this with your mother?”

    • C. 

      “This must be difficult for you and your mother.”

    • D. 

      “Next time ask your mother where her things were last seen.”


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