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Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 13 :

Neurocognitive Disorders

Quiz 13 :

Neurocognitive Disorders

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The client diagnosed with neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is disoriented and ataxic and wanders. Which is the priority nursing diagnosis?
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C

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A client is diagnosed in stage 7 of Alzheimer's disease (AD). To address the client's symptoms, which nursing intervention should take priority?
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C

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A client diagnosed with major neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is exhibiting behavioral problems on a daily basis. At change of shift, the client's behavior escalates from pacing to screaming and flailing. Which action should be a nursing priority?
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B

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The geriatric nurse is teaching the client's family about the possible cause of delirium. Which information should the nurse include in the teaching session?
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Which information would the nurse include in a staff teaching session about the differences between mild neurocognitive disorder (NCD) and major NCD?
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Which conditions have been known to precipitate delirium in some individuals? (Select all that apply.)
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A client diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) can no longer ambulate, does not recognize family members, and communicates with agitated behaviors and incoherent moaning. The nurse recognizes these symptoms as indicative of which stage of the illness?
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A male client diagnosed with vascular neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is discharged to home under the care of his wife. Which information should cause the nurse to question the client's safety?
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Which medications have been known to precipitate delirium in clients? (Select all that apply.)
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Major neurocognitive disorder (NCD) constitutes what was previously described as ______ in the DSM-IV-TR.
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A client diagnosed recently with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is prescribed donepezil (Aricept). The client's spouse inquires, "How does this work? Will this cure him?" Which response by the nurse is appropriate?
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A client with a history of cerebrovascular accident is brought to an emergency department experiencing memory problems, confusion, and disorientation. Based on this client's assessment data, on which medical diagnosis would the nurse focus the plan of care?
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The nurse attended a seminar about neurocognitive disorders (NCD). Which information from the nurse indicates a correct understanding of the differences between NCD and pseudodementia (depression)?
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A client diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) exhibits diminished cognitive functioning, verbal aggression upon experiencing frustration, and has a nursing diagnosis of inability to provide self-care. Which nursing intervention is most appropriate?
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A client diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) has impairments of memory and judgment and is incapable of performing activities of daily living. Which nursing intervention should take priority?
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After one week of continuous mental confusion, an older African American client is admitted with a preliminary diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). What should cause the nurse to question this diagnosis?
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The nurse is asked why there seems to be more people diagnosed with neurocognitive disorders (NCD). Which rationale would the nurse offer?
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An older client has recently moved to a nursing home. The client has a sad affect, trouble concentrating and socially isolates. A physician believes the client would benefit from medication therapy. Which medication would the nurse most likely administer to the client?
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