Touch the client to show acceptance and empathy
Accompany the client to the examination room.
Maintain a non-judgmental approach.
She encourages the client to express her feeling regarding her experience.
She assesses the client for injuries.
She postpones the physical assessment until the client is calm
Explains to the client that her reactions are normal
Assist the client to express her feelings
Help her identify her resources
Support her adaptive coping skills
Help her return to her pre-rape level of function
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Post traumatic disorder
An objective threat
A subjectively perceived threat
Hostility turned to the self
Give specific instructions using speak in concise statements.
Ask the client to identify the cause of her anxiety.
Explain in detail the plan of care developed
Urge the client to focus on what the nurse is saying
Avoid foods rich in tyramine.
Take the medication after meals.
It is safe to stop it anytime after long term use.
Double up the dose if the client forgets her medication.
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