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Psychiatric Nursing NCLEX Questions and Answers (Q&A)

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Client’s safety needs

The highest priority for a client who has ingested PCP is meeting safety needs of the client as well as the staff. Drug effects are unpredictable and prolonged. and...Read More

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€I know I’ve been arrested three times for drinking and driving. but the police are just trying to hassle me.”

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders....Read More

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A rigid posture. restlessness. and glaring

Behavioral clues that suggest the potential for violence includes: a rigid posture. restlessness. glaring. a change in usual behavior. clenched...Read More

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Identify anxiety-causing situations

Bulimic behavior is generally a maladaptive coping response to stress and underlying issues. The client must identify anxiety-causing situations that...Read More

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Seizures

Seizures are the most common serious adverse effect of using flumazenil to reverse benzodiazepine overdose. The effect is magnified if the client has a combined tricyclic...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Agnosia

This is the inability to recognize objects.Option A: Apraxia is the inability to execute motor activities despite intact comprehension.Option B: Aphasia is the loss of ability to...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Nifedipine and Esmolol

This client requires a vasodilator. such as nifedipine. to treat hypertension. and a beta-adrenergic blocker. such as esmolol. to reduce the heart rate.Options A and...Read More

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Accept responsibility for own behaviors

Children with oppositional defiant disorder frequently violate the rights of others. They are defiant. disobedient. and blame others for their...Read More

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The child doesn’t cry when the shoulder is examined

A characteristic behavior of abused children is the lack of crying when they undergo a painful procedure or are examined by a health...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Aftershave lotion

Disulfiram may be given to clients with chronic alcohol abuse who wish to curb impulse drinking. Disulfiram works by blocking the oxidation of alcohol. inhibiting the...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Diuretics

The use of diuretics would cause sodium and water excretion. which would increase the risk of lithium toxicity. Clients taking lithium carbonate should be taught to increase their...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
€You told me you got fired from your last job for missing too many days after taking drugs all night.”

Confronting the client with the consequences of substance abuse helps to break...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 2020
Pour fluid over the forehead backward towards the back of the head and say “I baptize you in the name of the father. the son and the holy spirit. Amen.”

Infant baptism is mandatory in...Read More

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They tend to overprotect their children

Clients with anorexia nervosa typically come from a family with parents who are controlling and overprotective. These clients use eating to gain...Read More

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Answered: Apr 04, 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...Read More

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