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Which of the following strategies would the nurse incorporate in the plan of care to help the client cope with this illness? A female client with Guillain-Barre syndrome has ascending paralysis and is intubated and receiving mechanical ventilation.



A. Giving client full control over care decisions and restricting visitors
B. Providing positive feedback and encouraging an active range of motion
C. Providing information, giving positive feedback, and encouraging relaxation
D. Providing intravenously administered sedatives, reducing distractions and limiting visitors

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J. Harty

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Answered Mar 20, 2019

The best answer to this is letter C. The patient who is diagnosed to have this condition will probably be afraid about what is going to happen next. The patient should be given all of the needed information so that she can be reassured. Giving positive feedback will also help so that the patient will also start to be more optimistic about her condition. The information should also be given to her family members so that they can all be positive for the patient. The more relaxed that th...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 06, 2017

Providing information, giving positive feedback, and encouraging relaxation

The client with Guillain-Barré syndrome experiences fear and anxiety from the ascending paralysis and sudden onset of the disorder. The nurse can alleviate these fears by providing accurate information about the clients condition, giving expert care and positive feedback to the client, and encouraging relaxation and distraction. The family can become involved with selected care activities and provide diversion...Read More
 

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