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Quiz 10 :

Violence and Elder Mistreatment

Quiz 10 :

Violence and Elder Mistreatment

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An older patient has been brought into the emergency department with injuries caused by suspected physical abuse. Which tools would the nurse use to assess this patient's injuries? Select all that apply.
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A,B,D,E

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An 85-year-old client is admitted to the emergency room with a fractured arm and bruises on the chest and back. The nurse should assess? Select all that apply
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An older patient is being abused by family members in the home and asks about adult protective services. What should the nurse explain about these services?
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B

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Which patients seen by a nurse working in the emergency department identify a situation that suggests a case of elder mistreatment?
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An older patient is experiencing self-neglect. A nurse recognizes this after the client states:
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The home care nurse is preparing to visit an older female patient who lives in her son's home. The medical record indicates that the client has a high socioeconomic status. It also indicates that the son is Hispanic and is slightly cognitively impaired. Which risk factors for elder abuse would be most concerning?
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The nurse is concerned that specific families in a community are at increased risk for transgenerational violence. Which family situation exemplifies the transgenerational theory of violence?
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When documenting suspected abuse of an older patient, it is important that the nurse document:
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The home healthcare nurse is preparing an educational program for other healthcare providers regarding elder abuse. What information should the nurse include? Select all that apply.
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A visitor to a long-term care institution witnesses an attendant psychologically abusing a client with dementia. What actions are suggestive of this type of abuse?
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During a home visit of an elderly married patient, the nurse observes listlessness, dry and cracked skin, and skin irritation on both inner thighs; what type of neglect should the nurse be concerned with?
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The daughter of an older patient is researching viable skilled facilities to have the patient admitted. Institutional abuse information on facilities is difficult to find. What are some reasons for this? Select all that apply.
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A nursing manager is assessing a nursing home over concerns regarding institutional mistreatment of older patients. Which situation would warrant further concern over this issue?
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The home care nurse asks an older patient's caregiver to complete a questionnaire regarding caregiver strain. The caregiver states, "You are here to see my mom. Why do you need information about me?" Which is the most appropriate response by the nurse?
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Which nursing assessment findings would support a nursing diagnosis of caregiver role strain?
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Which older patient is at greatest risk for mistreatment in the home?
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An older patient is experiencing exploitation. The nurse recognizes this when the client states:
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The nurse suspects that an older patient has been physically abused. What must be included in the medical workup for this patient?
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An older patient is accompanied by an adult daughter who is the patient's primary caregiver for a routine clinic visit. During the examination, what would indicate caregiver role strain in the daughter?
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The nurse is caring for an older patient who has been the victim of elder abuse by his adult son. Which assessment finding would support the transgenerational violence theory of elder mistreatment?
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