Gerontological Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 8 :

Sleep and the Older Adult

Quiz 8 :

Sleep and the Older Adult

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An older client with sleep apnea is prescribed continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). What will the nurse explain to the client about this treatment? Select all that apply.
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A,D,E

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The nurse assesses a client before bedtime. The spouse at bedside jokes about the client's snoring. Which assessment finding most concerns the nurse?
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B

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An older client who is hospitalized has been having difficulty sleeping since admission and is prescribed a low dose of zolpidem (Ambien). Why is the nurse most concerned about administering this medication?
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C

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The nurse is caring for an older client who is experiencing sleep deprivation due to a prolonged stay in intensive care. Which manifestation is the nurse most likely to observe in this client?
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An older client is diagnosed with sleep apnea. Which interventions can the nurse add to the client's care plan to address this health problem? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is most concerned about which assessment finding in an older client with sleep apnea?
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An older client reports insomnia. What is the best suggestion the nurse can offer this client?
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Which actions should the nurse take to ensure effective sleep for older clients in a long-term care facility? Select all that apply.
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An older client lives in an assisted living facility and is seen reading in the lounge area most nights. Which issue causes the greatest concern for the nurse caring for this client?
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An older client is being prescribed medication to help with sleep. What is most important for the nurse to teach a group of orienting nurses caring for geriatric clients?
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An older client is having difficulty sleeping. What can the nurse instruct the client to help improve the client's sleep? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is implementing sleep restriction therapy with an older client. What intervention will be performed to support this plan of treatment?
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An older client has been reading about the use of melatonin for sleep. Which statement best indicates to the nurse that the client understands instruction about taking this supplement?
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An older client with difficulty sleeping wants to use an herbal remedy to help getting to sleep since problems with hay fever and nasal congestion are interfering with "drifting off" at night. Which herbal remedy should the nurse caution the client to avoid?
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The nurse is teaching an older client about an overnight sleep study to diagnose sleep apnea. What will the nurse include when teaching this client? Select all that apply.
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Which findings most concern the nurse that a client is experiencing sleep apnea? Select all that apply.
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An older client in a long-term care facility does not sleep much at night and prefers to stay up late reading. The client takes "power naps" during the day. How should the nurse respond to this client's plan to acquire adequate sleep?
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How should the nurse explain rapid eye movement (REM) sleep to an older client?
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The nurse is concerned that an older client with dementia is receiving psychotropic medications for sleep. Which assessment findings best indicate the client is experiencing side effects? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is assessing an older client who wakes up during the night. Which finding does the nurse identify as the greatest risk factor for disturbed sleep?
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