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Psychiatric Nursing Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Waxy flexibility. -waxy flexibility, the ability to assume and maintain awkward or uncomfortable positions for long periods, is characteristic of catatonic schizophrenia. clients commonly remain in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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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RN pedia
Answered: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 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: Jun 01, 2020
Fluphenazine decanoate (prolixin decanoate) -fluphenazine decanoate is a long-acting antipsychotic agent given by injection. because it has a 4-week duration of action, its commonly prescribed for...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 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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H.Jennifer
Answered: Apr 23, 2018
Amantadine is used to treat a group of side effects (called parkinsonian side effects) that include tremors, difficulty walking, and slack muscle tone. These side effects may occur in patients...Read More

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee
Answered: Jan 03, 2019
The best answer to this is letter D. There are moments when simply asking the client to take a shower will not be enough since the client would not want to take a shower anyway. A client who is...Read More

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