What is cognitive impairment? Proceed with these NCLEX quiz questions and answers based on cognitive impairment disorder and put your knowledge to the test. Cognitive impairment disorders are mental health disorders and range from mild to severe. These disorders affect a person's learning, concentration, and decision-making abilities, including Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Attention deficit disorder, etc. Do you know how to deal with clients suffering from such disorders? Shall we begin the quiz, then? Wish you the best of luck!
Memory loss occurring as part of the natural consequence of aging
Difficulty coping with physical and psychological change
Severe cognitive impairment that occurs rapidly
Loss of cognitive abilities. impairing ability to perform activities of daily living
Complete explanations with multiple details
Pictures or gestures instead of words
Stimulating words and phrases to capture the client’s attention
Short words and simple sentences
Denies confusion by being jovial
Pretends to be someone else
Rationalizes various behaviors
Fills in memory gaps with fantasy
Remembering the daily schedule
Recalling past events
Coping the anxiety
Solving problems of daily living
“Maybe it’s just caused by aging. This usually happens by age 82.”
“The changes in his behavior came on so quickly! I wasn’t sure what was happening.”
“Dad just didn’t seem to know what he was doing. He would forget what he had for breakfast.”
“Dad has always been so independent. He’s lived alone for years since mom died.”
Tell the client firmly that it is time to get dressed
Obtain assistance to restrain the client for safety
Remain calm and talk quietly to the client
Call the doctor and request an order for sedation
The client will complete activities of daily living.
The client will maintain safety.
The client will remain oriented.
The client will understand communication.
Daily structured schedule
Positive reinforcement for performing activities of daily living
Use of validation techniques
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