Clinical Nursing Skills
Quiz 42 :
Safety in the Community
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The patient has been brought to the emergency department by a family member,who states that she just "doesn't know what to do." The patient often forgets where he is and refuses to bathe or change clothes.He will put things on the stove and forget that he has something cooking.She is obviously concerned for her loved one's safety.The nurse is likely to interpret these symptoms as signs of
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While performing a home visit with an elderly patient,the nurse notices that the patient's dress is less tidy than in previous visits and finds an open orange juice container in the pantry cabinet instead of the refrigerator and a roll of paper towels in the refrigerator.How should the nurse respond?
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The nurse is visiting an elderly patient who lives with his wife and daughter.He takes several daily medications,including antihypertensives,antiarrhythmics,diuretics,and pain medication.The patient's wife states that he takes all of the pills in the morning and some at night.The nurse should examine the pills and suggest which of the following?