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Which of the following nursing actions would be most appropriate? Joe who is very depressed exhibits psychomotor retardation, flat affect, and apathy. The nurse in charge observes Joe be in need of grooming and hygiene.
A. Waiting until the client’s family can participate in the client’s care.
B. Asking the client if he is ready to take a shower.
C. Explaining the importance of hygiene to the client.
D. Stating to the client that it’s time for him to take a shower.

This question is part of Psychiatric Nursing Practice Test 2 (Exam Mode) by RNpedia.com
Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Jan 19, 2020

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

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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Answered Sep 03, 2018

Stating to the client that it’s time for him to take a shower

The client with depression is preoccupied, has decreased energy, and is unable to make decisions. The nurse presents the...Read More
 

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