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Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 18 :

Psychoactive Substance Use and Treatment

Quiz 18 :

Psychoactive Substance Use and Treatment

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In the emergency department, a patient's vital signs are: BP 66/40 mm Hg; pulse 140 beats/min; respirations 8 breaths/min and shallow. The nursing diagnosis is Ineffective breathing pattern related to depression of respiratory centre secondary to narcotic intoxication. Select the priority outcome.
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B

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When a patient first began using alcohol, two drinks produced relaxation and drowsiness. After 1 year, four drinks are needed to achieve the same response. Why has this change occurred?
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A

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At a meeting for family members of alcoholics, a spouse says, "I did everything I could to help. I even requested sick leave when my partner was too drunk to go to work." The nurse assesses these comments as which of the following?
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A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder believes spiders are spinning entrapping webs in the room. The patient is fearful, agitated, and diaphoretic. Which nursing intervention is indicated?
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Which medication to maintain abstinence would most likely be prescribed for patients with an addiction to either alcohol or opioids?
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Family members of an individual undergoing a residential alcohol rehabilitation program ask, "How can we help?" Select the nurse's best response.
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Which features should be present in a therapeutic milieu for a patient with a hallucinogen overdose?
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A patient admitted for injuries sustained while intoxicated has been hospitalized for 48 hours. The patient is now shaky, irritable, anxious, and diaphoretic and reports nightmares. The pulse rate is 130 beats/min. The patient shouts, "Bugs are crawling on my bed. I've got to get out of here." Select the most accurate assessment of this situation.
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Police bring a patient to the emergency department after an automobile accident. The patient demonstrates ataxia and slurred speech. The blood alcohol level is 0.50 mg%. Considering the relationship between the behaviour and blood alcohol level, which conclusion is most probable?
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A nurse cares for a patient diagnosed with an opioid overdose. Which focused assessment has the highest priority?
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A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder believes the window blinds are snakes trying to get in the room. The patient is anxious, agitated, and diaphoretic. The nurse can anticipate the health care provider will prescribe which of the following?
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A patient asks for information about Alcoholics Anonymous. Select the nurse's best response.
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A patient diagnosed with alcoholism asks, "How will Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) help me?" Select the nurse's best response.
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A patient admitted yesterday for injuries sustained while intoxicated believes bugs are crawling on the bed. The patient is anxious, agitated, and diaphoretic. What is the priority nursing diagnosis?
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A nurse reviews vital signs for a patient admitted with an injury sustained while intoxicated. The medical record shows these blood pressure and pulse readings at the times listed: 0200: 118/78 mm Hg and 72 beats/min; 0400: 126/80 mm Hg and76 beats/min; 0600: 128/82 mm Hg and 72 beats/min; 0800: 132/88 mm Hg and 80 beats/min;1000: 148/94 mm Hg and 96 beats/min. What is the nurse's priority action?
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Select the most therapeutic manner for a nurse to work with a patient who is beginning treatment for alcohol addiction.
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A patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder says, "Drinking helps me cope with being a single parent." Which therapeutic response by the nurse would help the patient conceptualize the drinking objectively?
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A patient admitted to an alcoholism rehabilitation program tells the nurse, "I'm actually just a social drinker. I usually have a drink at lunch, two in the afternoon, wine with dinner, and a few drinks during the evening." The patient is using which defence mechanism?
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During the third week of treatment, the spouse of a patient in a rehabilitation program for substance abuse says, "After this treatment program, I think everything will be all right." Which remark by the nurse will be most helpful to the spouse?
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The treatment team discusses the plan of care for a patient with concurrent disorders of schizophrenia and daily cannabis abuse who is having increased hallucinations and delusions. To plan effective treatment, which of the following should the team do?
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