Alcohol Withdrawal And Nursing

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Test your knowledge of alcohol withdrawal with these 10 questions. A score will be provided at the end of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the preferred first line medications for alcohol withdrawal?
    • A. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • B. 

      NSAIDS

    • C. 

      Ace Inhibitors

    • D. 

      Paralytics

  • 2. 
    Alcohol withdrawal can progress in phases - true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Delirium tremens is a state associated with mild withdrawal symptoms - true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Nursing's alcohol withdrawal care is concerned with...
    • A. 

      Patient Safety

    • B. 

      Reduction of signs and symptoms

    • C. 

      Patient orientation

    • D. 

      Patient education

  • 5. 
    Many facilities hold the CIWA-Ar assessment as the gold standard for assessing alcohol withdrawal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a symptom of severe alcohol withdrawal?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Restlessness

    • C. 

      Seizures

    • D. 

      Nausea

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is directly associated with delirium tremens?
    • A. 

      Casual social drinking

    • B. 

      Heavy alcohol use

    • C. 

      Loneliness

    • D. 

      Exercise

  • 8. 
    Nursing should begin assessing for possibility of withdrawal as soon as possible - true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Other illnesses can worsen the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The following medications are generally used for alcohol withdrawal
    • A. 

      Ativan

    • B. 

      Valium

    • C. 

      Librium

    • D. 

      Tamsulosin

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