[单选题]Mr. Smith is admitted to the psychiatric hospital for evaluation after numerous incidents of threatening, angry outbursts and two episodes of hitting a coworker at the grocery store where he works. He is very anxious and tells the nurse, "I didn't mean to hit him. He made me so mad that I just couldn't help it. I hope I don't hit anyone here. " Which of the following is the nurse's best response?
[单选题]A disturbed client is scheduled to begin group therapy. The client refuses to attend. The nurse should
[单选题]The nurse is assessing an elderly client for dementia. Which of the following is a primary symptom of dementia?
[单选题]A young adult had a significant reaction to the Mantoux test. What conclusion would the nurse make from the findings?
[单选题]Mrs. Pearson cut judy's hot dog into eight pieces and Sylvia's into six pieces. Sylvia cried because she felt she wasn't getting as much hot dog as Judy. Piaget would say that Sylvia doesn't understand the principle of
[单选题]An elderly female client is admitted to a nursing home from the general hospital with a diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer's type. One morning, after being in the nursing home for several days, the client is going to join a group of residents in recreational therapy. The nurse notes that the client has laid out several dresses on her bed but has not changed from her nightclothes. It would be most helpful for the nurse to
[单选题]The client with a head injury receives mannitol (Osmitrol) during surgery to help decrease intracranial pressure. Which of the following nursing observations would most likely indicate that the drug is having the desired effect?
[单选题]An adolescent client immobilized in a spica cast complains of having trouble breathing after meals. Which of the following actions would be best?
[单选题]The nurse assesses the client to determine the cause of autonomic dysreflexia. Which of the following is the most common stimulus for an autonomic dysreflexia episode?
[单选题]While admitting a young client with severe anorexia nervosa to the unit, the nurse finds a bottle of assorted pills in the client's luggage. The client tells the nurse they are antacids for stomach pains. The best initial response by the nurse would be
[单选题]The nurse is caring for a client who has hemoconcentration after fluid loss. Which IV fluids would be the most appropriate fluid replacement therapy for this client?
[单选题]The nurse is caring for a client with late-stage Alzheimer's disease. The client's wife tells the nurse that the client has become very dependent. The client's wife feels guilty if she takes any time for herself because the client cries out for her. The nurse should develop which outcome to assist the client's wife?