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1.  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. 
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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: 
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3.  Nina reveals that the boyfriend has been pressuring her to engage in premarital sex. The most therapeutic response by the nurse is: 
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4.  The characteristic manifestation that will differentiate bulimia nervosa from anorexia nervosa is that bulimic individuals
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5.  Situation: A 20 year old college student is admitted to the medical ward because of sudden onset of paralysis of both legs. Extensive examination revealed no physical basis for the complaint. The nurse plans intervention based on which correct statement about conversion disorder?
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6.  Situation: An old woman was brought for evaluation due to the hospital for evaluation due to increasing forgetfulness and limitations in daily function.She says to the nurse who offers her breakfast, “Oh no, I will wait for my husband. We will eat together” The therapeutic response by the nurse is: 
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7.  Situation: An old woman was brought for evaluation due to the hospital for evaluation due to increasing forgetfulness and limitations in daily function.Dementia unlike delirium is characterized by: 
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8.  N the management of bulimic patients, the following nursing interventions will promote a therapeutic relationship EXCEPT:
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9.  Unlike psychophysiologic disorder Linda may be best managed with: 
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10.  What is the best intervention to teach the client when she feels the need to starve?
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11.  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:
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12.  The nurse develops a countertransference reaction. This is evidenced by: 
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13.  Situation: A 35 year old male has intense fear of riding an elevator. He claims “ As if I will die inside.” This has affected his studies The client is suffering from: 
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14.  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: 
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15.  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:
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16.  The client with anorexia nervosa is improving if: 
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17.  Situation: A 17 year old gymnast is admitted to the hospital due to weight loss and dehydration secondary to starvation. Which of the following nursing diagnoses will be given priority for the client? 
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18.  Situation: An old woman was brought for evaluation due to the hospital for evaluation due to increasing forgetfulness and limitations in daily function.The primary nursing intervention in working with a client with moderate stage dementia is ensuring that the client: 
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19.  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? 
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20.  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: 
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21.  Initial intervention for the client should be to: 
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22.  Which is the desired outcome in conducting desensitization: 
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23.  Malingering is different from somatoform disorder because the former: 
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24.  A nursing diagnosis for bulimia nervosa is powerlessness related to feeling not in control of eating habits. The goal for this problem is:
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25.  Which of the following should be included in the health teachings among clients receiving Valium: 
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