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Advanced Health Assessment

Nursing

Quiz 32 :

Eating Disorders

Quiz 32 :

Eating Disorders

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Which finding indicates that a patient diagnosed with anorexia nervosa has met a major objective of psychotherapeutic management?
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One bed is available on the inpatient eating disorders unit. Assessment findings for four patients are listed as follows. Which patient has priority for admission?
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A

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Which assessment finding would the nurse document as subjective evidence of anorexia nervosa?
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D

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A patient diagnosed with an eating disorder refuses to be weighed and says, "I just drank a big glass of water." What is the nurse's best response to the patient's comment?
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A patient diagnosed with anorexia nervosa has the nursing diagnosis imbalanced nutrition, less than body requirements, related to inadequate food intake. What is an appropriate long-term goal of the treatment plan for this patient?
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A nurse planning care for a patient diagnosed with bulimia nervosa should recommend the use of what for therapy?
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Which assessment findings related to the same patient help confirm a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa? (Select all that apply.)
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What assessment finding supports a diagnosis of anorexia rather than bulimia?
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The nurse interviews a patient who restricts food and is 25% underweight. When the patient says, "I still need to lose weight. I'm not thin enough" which defense mechanism is being implemented?
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What should the nurse consider as the initial step in the nurse-patient relationship for a patient diagnosed with anorexia nervosa?
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School nurses should be particularly vigilant for signs of eating disorders related to what timeline?
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A patient diagnosed with an eating disorder asks to be excused from a meal to use the restroom. What is the nurse's best response to the patient's request?
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A patient diagnosed with anorexia nervosa spills milk over a plate of partially eaten food. What is the nurse's best response to facilitate effective patient care?
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Which personality characteristic would the nurse expect in a patient diagnosed with an eating disorder?
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A nurse teaches a class about bulimia nervosa to high school biology students. The nurse should provide what neurotransmitter process as a possible cause of this eating disorder?
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Which information about a patient diagnosed with bulimia nervosa should the nurse document as subjective data?
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A patient diagnosed with bulimia nervosa has not responded to psychotherapeutic management. The health care provider is likely to prescribe a drug from which classification?
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A nurse assesses a 25-year-old man with a suspected eating disorder. Which comment is most likely from this patient when the nurse asks about the patient's sexuality?
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To meet DSM-V criteria for bulimia nervosa, the patient's history must reveal episodes of binge eating and compensatory behaviors occurring at least how often?
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A nurse is engaged in psychoeducational activities with a hospitalized teenage patient diagnosed with bulimia nervosa. What response should the nurse provide when a patient asks, "What should I do when I feel the need to vomit?"
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