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Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 24 :

The Aging Individual

Quiz 24 :

The Aging Individual

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An older, emaciated client is brought to an emergency department by the client's caregiver. The client has bruises and abrasions on shoulders and back in multiple stages of healing. When the client is directly asked about these symptoms, which type of client response would the nurse anticipate?
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B

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Which would be the initial nursing intervention for an older adult attending an adult day care program suddenly reporting dizziness, weakness, and confusion?
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B

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Which therapeutic intervention would a nurse anticipate will be ordered for an older client with major depressive disorder not responding to antidepressant medications?
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A

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Which statement(s) by the nurse indicates that teaching has been effective regarding the environmental theory? (Select all that apply.)
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For which physiological problem would the nurse question the order for an antidepressant for an older client with symptoms of major depressive disorder?
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A student nurse asks the instructor, "Which psychiatric disorder is most likely initially diagnosed in the elderly?" Which instructor response gives the student accurate information?
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A client has recently been placed in a long-term care facility because of marked confusion and inability to perform most activities of daily living. Which nursing intervention is most appropriate to maintain the client's self-esteem?
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A family asks why their father is attending activity groups at the long-term care facility. The son states, "My father worked hard all of his life. He just needs some rest at this point." Which is the appropriate nursing response?
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An older client who lives with a caregiver is admitted to an emergency department with a fractured arm. The client is soaked in urine and has dried fecal matter on lower extremities. The client is 6 feet tall and weighs 120 pounds. Which condition would the nurse suspect?
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An aging client has difficulty communicating because of decreased sensory capabilities. Which nursing intervention is appropriate to improve communication during assessment?
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Which individual is most likely to be below the poverty level in the United States based on statistics?
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, which term would the nurse use to describe a 70-year-old client?
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The discipline of ____________________ is the branch of clinical medicine specializing in psychopathology of the elderly population.
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A son who recently brought his extremely confused parent to a nursing home for admission reports feelings of guilt. Which is the appropriate nursing response?
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A couple resides in a long-term care facility. The husband is admitted to the psychiatric unit after physically abusing his wife. He states, "My wife is having an affair with a young man, and I want it investigated." Which is the appropriate nursing response?
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Which student statement indicates that learning has occurred regarding reminiscence therapy?
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