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Psychiatric Nursing Contemporary Practice 5th Edition By Boyd Test bank

 

1. A nursing instructor is explaining the concept of the continuum of care to a group of students. Which of the following would the nurse include in this description?
  A) Care provided in episodic intervals
  B) System of care that focuses primarily on wellness
  C) A single organization as responsible for care delivery
  D) Integrated system spanning illness to wellness states

 

 

2. The nurse is employed by a long-term residential treatment center that provides care to a variety of patients with chronic mental disorders. Which role would the nurse primarily assume when working with these patients?
  A) Therapist
  B) Medication administrator
  C) Mediator
  D) Educator

 

 

3. A patient has threatened to kill his wife, and it is not anticipated that this crisis will resolve itself. The patient is to be admitted to an inpatient psychiatric unit on an involuntary basis. When explaining to the family about this plan, the nurse would identify which of the following as the focus of care?
  A) Long-term therapy
  B) Rehabilitative services
  C) Acute symptom stabilization
  D) 24-hour supervision

 

 

4. A nurse is reviewing information about the various types of outpatient mental health care programs. The nurse demonstrates understanding of these types when identifying which of the following as involved in providing the most intensive outpatient nursing care?
  A) Partial hospitalization programs
  B) Crisis intervention programs
  C) Outpatient detoxification programs
  D) Rehabilitation programs

 

 

5. A patient who has attempted suicide with a drug overdose has been released from an inpatient setting and has returned to school. The patient continues to need routine psychiatric services. The nurse anticipates that this patient will most likely be referred to which of the following?
  A) Partial hospitalization program
  B) In-home mental health care
  C) Intensive outpatient program
  D) Crisis center in the community

 

 

6. The nurse is caring for a group of patients in a partial hospitalization program. The nurse would most likely be involved in which of the following activities?
  A) Facilitating a drug abuse prevention group
  B) Providing spiritual assessment and related interventions
  C) Teaching patients how to plan a menu and to shop for groceries
  D) Providing an educational group about the nutritional content of canned foods

 

 

7. A nurse is providing in-home mental health care and determines that the care was effective when the patient demonstrated which of the following?
  A) A need for continued intensive monitoring in the home
  B) A need for crisis intervention services on an ongoing basis
  C) A decrease in admission frequency to inpatient psychiatric hospitals
  D) A dependence on parents to participate in the patients care

 

 

8. A patient with a psychiatric disorder is considering joining a clubhouse with other patients who have mental disorders. The patient asks the nurse to explain what services the clubhouses provide. Which response by the nurse would be most accurate?
  A) They are open 24 hours a day to provide care and support for the clubhouse members.
  B) They are run entirely by psychiatric mental health nurses.
  C) Their primary focus is on providing ongoing intensive psychotherapy for patients in a group setting.
  D) They are predominately run by psychiatric patients with minimal assistance from mental health staff.

 

 

9. The nurse is working as part of the interdisciplinary staff of a psychiatric inpatient facility who are developing discharge plans for a patient who requires alternative housing arrangements. The patient will be referred to a personal care home. When explaining this housing arrangement to the patient, which of the following would the nurse include?
  A) Youll be living with a family in their home, and the family will help supervise and support you.
  B) Youll be living in an apartment with a roommate, and a staff member will come by to check on you.
  C) Youll be living in a house with about 50 other people and receive 24-hour supervision and assistance.
  D) Youll be living in a house with about six to 10 other people, and a health care attendant will provide 24-hour supervision.

 

 

10. A nurse is developing a community education program for a local womens club on the topic of managed care in mental health. Which of the following would the nurse include as the main focus?
  A) Cost savings
  B) Consistent third-party reimbursement
  C) Improved access to less costly services
  D) Individualized care for additional inpatient stays

 

 

11. When working within the continuum of care, which of the following occurs first?
  A) Referral
  B) Transfer
  C) Assessment
  D) Discharge planning

 

 

12. A nurse who is working as part of an interdisciplinary team is looking at potential outpatient services for a patient. The patient requires a setting that provides a program of about 4 hours per day, three times per week with a 24-hour crisis and consultation service. The nurse would identify which of the following as appropriate?
  A) Primary care setting
  B) Ambulatory level one
  C) Ambulatory level two
  D) Multimodal outpatient setting

 

 

13. After teaching a group of students about the service and patient variables used when determining settings along the continuum of behavioral care, the instructor determines that the teaching was successful when the students identify which of the following as a service variable?
  A) Signs and symptoms
  B) Milieu
  C) Risk
  D) Social support

 

 

14. The parents of a young adult diagnosed with schizophrenia are providing care for the patient in their home. During a home visit, the parents state, Its been so difficult taking care of our son. We need a break. But he needs constant supervision. Which of the following would be appropriate for the nurse to suggest?
  A) Partial hospitalization
  B) Acute inpatient care
  C) Respite residential care
  D) Intensive outpatient program

 

 

15. A patient is referred to a psychosocial rehabilitation program. When explaining this type of care to the patient, the nurse would emphasize which of the following?
  A) Intensive treatment that prepares the patient to live in the community
  B) Services that promote the patients reintegration into the community
  C) Detoxification services for alcohol and drugs in an outpatient setting
  D) Frequent monitoring within a therapeutic milieu for relapse prevention

 

 

16. As part of an interdisciplinary team, a nurse is assisting with a patient assessment to determine the most appropriate setting for treatment. The team decides that an acute ambulatory setting would be most appropriate. Which of the following would support the teams decision?
  A) The patient exhibits moderate to severe symptoms.
  B) The patient demonstrates marked impairment in two areas of daily life
  C) The patient is unable to contract for treatment beyond initial care.
  D) The patient demonstrates a limited ability to seek support.

 

 

 

1. When applying the biopsychosocial model to client care, the nurse integrates the psychological domain when involved with which of the following?
  A) Behavior therapy
  B) Family support
  C) Nutritional therapy
  D) Sleep hygiene measures

 

 

2. A nursing instructor is describing the impact of technology and electronic health records on psychiatricmental health care. Which of the following would the instructor identify as a major challenge associated with it?
  A) Maintaining confidentiality
  B) Establishing educational models
  C) Decreasing fragmented care
  D) Defining professional standards more clearly

 

 

3. A psychiatric nursing class is discussing current trends in mental health care. A student voices the opinion that there should be equitable access to mental health care and resources for those who live in rural areas, for those without health insurance, and for those with very little income. The student nurses opinion most closely reflects which ethical principle?
  A) Nonmaleficence
  B) Paternalism
  C) Veracity
  D) Justice

 

 

4. A nursing student is initiating a relationship with an assigned patient. After meeting and spending approximately 20 minutes talking with the patient, the student makes arrangements to visit again after lunch. After lunch, fellow classmates invite the student to go to the gym with them and a group of patients to play volleyball. The student starts to go with them but then remembers the promise to meet with the patient. The student decides to stay behind and talk to with her patient. The students decision reflects which ethical principle?
  A) Autonomy
  B) Beneficence
  C) Fidelity
  D) Veracity

 

 

5. In a postclinical conference, a group of students are engaged in a discussion with their instructor. The instructor repeatedly has the students analyze and evaluate the nursing interventions implemented throughout the clinical experience. The students are engaged in which of the following?
  A) Therapeutic use of self
  B) Critical thinking
  C) Interdisciplinary care
  D) Planning care

 

 

6. A group of students is reviewing the functions of psychiatric nurses. The students demonstrate understanding of the information when they identify which of the following as an advanced practice level function?
  A) Milieu therapy
  B) Promotion of self-care
  C) Psychopharmacology interventions
  D) Health promotion activities

 

 

7. A nursing instructor has prepared a lecture about the scope and standards of practice of psychiatric nurses. The instructor determines that the teaching was effective when the students identify which of the following as common to both basic and advanced level practice?
  A) Case management
  B) Program development
  C) Clinical supervision
  D) Community interventions

 

 

8. A nurse is working on developing ways to meet the challenge of knowledge development. Which of the following would be most appropriate?
  A) Access new information through continuing education programs.
  B) Improve access to community psychiatric care for all populations.
  C) Reduce the burden of mental illness by fighting stigma.
  D) Provide culturally competent, high-quality nursing care.

 

 

9. A 22-year-old patient with schizophrenia is refusing his antipsychotic medication. He states, I dont like the dopey way it makes me feel. I feel like Im walking under water when I take it. The nurse explains to him, Your schizophrenia is caused by a chemical imbalance in your brain, and this medication helps fix that chemical imbalance. You need to take it so your symptoms will get better. This conversation reflects a conflict between which two types of ethical principles?
  A) Autonomy and justice
  B) Paternalism and veracity
  C) Justice and nonmaleficence
  D) Autonomy and beneficence

 

 

10. A nurse is faced with an ethical dilemma involving a patient. Which question would be most important for the nurse to ask first when engaging in the process of ethical decision making?
  A) What are my own feelings about the situation?
  B) What assumptions am I making that need more data?
  C) What do I know about the situation?
  D) What do I know about the patients values?

 

 

11. A psychiatricmental health nurse is adhering to the standards of practice. When engaging in clinical decision making, the nurse is integrating which of the following as the foundation?
  A) Developmental issues
  B) Nursing process
  C) Commitment
  D) Accountability

 

 

12. A group of nursing students are reviewing the standards of professional performance. The students demonstrate understanding when they identify which as a standard of professional performance?
  A) Prescriptive authority
  B) Consultation
  C) Planning
  D) Collegiality

 

 

13. A psychiatricmental health nurse is providing care to patients with a mental illness and is investigating factors related to the patient safety, delivery of care services, and cost effectiveness. The nurse is involved with which area of professional performance?
  A) Education
  B) Quality of practice
  C) Resource utilization
  D) Collaboration

 

 

14. An instructor is preparing a class for a group of students about professional organizations and the leadership provided. Which of the following would the instructor include as an important function of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses?
  A) Advocating for mental health nursing practice through liaison activities
  B) Advancing psychiatricmental health nursing practice
  C) Improving mental health care for culturally diverse individuals
  D) Providing a strong voice for psychiatricmental health nurses

 

 

15. When applying the biopsychosocial model for a patient with a mental health problem, the nurse addresses the psychological domain when assessing which of the following?
  A) Sleep patterns
  B) Feelings
  C) Family functioning
  D) Cultural groups

 

 

16. A nurse had developed a plan of care for a patient with depression. Which nursing diagnosis would reflect the social domain?
  A) Imbalanced Nutrition, Less Than Body Requirements related to lack of appetite.
  B) Powerlessness related to feelings of lack of control over the situation.
  C) Ineffective Role Performance related to inability to participate as family provider
  D) Risk for Suicide related to depressed mood and feelings of oneself as a failure

 

 

17. The plan of care for a patient with schizophrenia identifies the following outcomes. Which of the following would the nurse identify as addressing the biologic domain? Select all that apply.
  A) Improving problem-solving skills
  B) Promoting economic stability
  C) Minimizing adverse effects of drug therapy
  D) Improving nutritional status
  E) Providing family education

 

 

18. A nurse is engaged in exercises to develop self-awareness. The nurse is using which tool?
  A) Interdisciplinary care
  B) Reflection
  C) Plan of care
  D) Clinical reasoning
1. A group of nursing students are reviewing information about Freuds personality structure. The students demonstrate understanding of this information when they identify the ability to form mutually satisfying relationships as a function of which of the following?
  A) Defense mechanisms
  B) Unconscious
  C) Id
  D) Ego

 

 

2. When describing the influence of Harry Stack Sullivan on psychiatricmental health nursing, which of the following would the instructor address as a major concept?
  A) Interpersonal relations
  B) Harmony between the individual and society
  C) Collective unconscious
  D) Unconditional positive regard

 

 

3. A nursing student is to provide a class presentation about interpersonal and psychoanalytic theories. As part of this presentation, the student is planning to address the major way these two categories differ. Which of the following would the student include as key to interpersonal theories?
  A) Human relationships
  B) Instincts
  C) Drives
  D) Potential for goodness

 

 

4. A psychiatricmental health nurse is integrating Carl Rogers theory into the plan of care for a patient with a mental illness. The nurse incorporates understanding of this theory by acknowledging that the therapist accomplishes which of the following?
  A) Provide validation of the terminology used during the session.
  B) Focus on the clients instinctual drives.
  C) Recognize an understanding of the clients basic needs.
  D) Develop unconditional positive regard for the client.

 

 

5. A nurse is demonstrating behaviors that the treatment team is attempting to get the patient to develop. The nurse is integrating which theory?
  A) Eriksons model of psychosocial development
  B) Albert Banduras social cognitive theory
  C) Skinners operant conditioning
  D) Freuds psychoanalytic model

 

 

6. An instructor is preparing a class discussion on the various theoretical models used in psychiatricmental health nursing. When describing cognitive theories, which statement would the instructor include?
  A) The theories attempt to explain the mental processes development and effects on behavior.
  B) The theories attempt to describe how people learn and act.
  C) The theories attempt to link internal thought processes with behavior.
  D) The theories attempt to explain normal human growth and development.

 

 

7. When integrating the Neuman systems model while caring for a patient with a mood disorder, the nurse would focus on which of the following about the patient?
  A) Behaviors
  B) Relationships
  C) Self-care activities
  D) Stressors

 

 

8. The nurse is integrating Peplaus model when providing care to a patient with a mental illness. Which of the following would the nurse identify as a key component?
  A) Suffering
  B) Anxiety
  C) Self-care
  D) Nonverbal behaviors

 

 

9. A group of nursing students are reviewing information about the various nursing theorists and their application to psychiatricmental health nursing. The students demonstrate understanding when they identify which theorist as responsible for developing the theory of cultural care diversity and universality?
  A) Madeleine Leininger
  B) Sister Calista Roy
  C) Hildegard Peplau
  D) Dorothea Orem

 

 

10. A patient is being discharged from the psychiatric unit this afternoon, and the nurse needs to teach the patient about discharge medications. The patient is exhibiting signs of moderate anxiety about the upcoming discharge. Based on Peplaus views regarding anxiety, the nurse would expect to implement the teaching plan at which time?
  A) When his anxiety stabilizes at its current level
  B) When his anxiety decreases to a mild level
  C) When he is completely free of anxiety
  D) When his anxiety escalates to the panic level

 

 

11. A nursing instructor is integrating Piagets theory of cognitive development into the discussion of learning and mental health issues affecting adolescents. The instructor would identify this age group as in which stage?
  A) Concrete operations
  B) Preoperational
  C) Formal operations
  D) Sensorimotor

 

 

12. While working with an older male patient, the nurse begins to think that the patient reminds the nurse of her grandfather and responds as if she was the granddaughter. The nurse is developing which of the following?
  A) Empathy
  B) Transference
  C) Countertransference
  D) Modeling

 

 

13. A psychiatricmental health nurse is working on an inpatient unit that uses a privilege system. The nurse understands that this intervention integrates which group of theories?
  A) Behavioral
  B) Developmental
  C) Humanistic
  D) Cognitive

 

 

14. A group of nursing students are reviewing the various theories that form the basis for psychiatricmental health nursing. The students demonstrate understanding of these theories when they identify which theorist as addressing female development? Select all that apply.
  A) Maslow
  B) Gilligan
  C) Bandura
  D) Miller
  E) Thorndike

 

 

15. When describing the major concepts of Jean Watsons theory to a group of nursing students, which of the following would the nurse expect to include? Select all that apply.
  A) Freedom
  B) Paradox
  C) Carative factors
  D) Rhythmicity
  E) Caritas field
  F) Mystery

 

 

16. A nurse is applying Kings model to a nursepatient interaction by identifying the outcome as which of the following?
  A) Transaction
  B) Adaptation
  C) Transpersonal caring
  D) Self-system

 

 

17. The nurse is assessing a young adult and determines that the individual has achieved successful resolution of the previous stage of growth and development, evidenced by demonstrating which of the following?
  A) Drive and hope
  B) Direction and purpose
  C) Devotion and fidelity
  D) Production and care

 

 

18. A group of nursing students are reviewing information about psychodynamic theories. The students demonstrate a need for additional study when they identify which of the following as a humanistic theorist?
  A) Carl Jung
  B) Carl Rogers
  C) Abraham Maslow
  D) Frederick Perls

 

 

19. The nurse is assessing a patient with anxiety and observes the patient yelling and screaming. The nurse, integrating Peplaus theory, interprets this behavior as which of the following?
  A) Panic behaviors
  B) Relief behaviors
  C) Empathetic linkage
  D) Social distance

 

 

20. The nurse is watching a video that depicts a patient and therapist interacting. The patient is asked to say whatever comes to his mind. The nurse identifies this as which of the following?
  A) Dream work
  B) Free associations
  C) Gestalt therapy
  D) Classical conditioning

 

 

1. The nurse is assessing a client who is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Which client statement indicates the client is at risk for self-injurious behavior?
  A) I have felt so down lately. I dont enjoy doing anything anymore.
  B) I do what I do because others tell me to do so.
  C) When I feel extremely anxious, it is like my mind goes somewhere else.
  D) It is almost as if as soon as I think of doing something, I immediately do it.

 

 

2. A woman with borderline personality disorder has been admitted to the inpatient unit because she has been engaging in wrist cutting. The clients sister is visiting, and the sister asks the nurse to explain why her sister sometimes does this to herself. Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate?
  A) Sometimes the self-injurious behavior is undertaken to relieve stress.
  B) Self-injurious behavior often calms and sedates people with this diagnosis.
  C) Sometimes they do it to avoid the onslaught of delusional thinking.
  D) The self-mutilation often slows the mood swings your sister experiences.

 

 

3. The nurse has explained some of the biologic theories of causation to a client diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and his family. The nurse determines that the client and family have understood the instructions when they state which of the following?
  A) The disorder may be caused by increased serotonin activity.
  B) The disorder is caused by decreased dopamine activity in my brain.
  C) A frontal lobe dysfunction may be causing this condition.
  D) A decrease in hormonal substances increases the risk for this illness.

 

 

4. The nurse is assessing a client who has borderline personality disorder. Which of the following would be a priority?
  A) Nutrition patterns
  B) Personal hygiene practices
  C) Physical functioning
  D) Somatic complaints

 

 

5. A client diagnosed with borderline personality disorder tells the nurse that she frequently spaces out. Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate?
  A) Do you feel stressed most of the time?
  B) Does this frighten you when it happens?
  C) Whats happening around you when this occurs?
  D) Do you feel as if you are out of your body?

 

 

6. The nurse is caring for a client diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. The nurse has instructed the client about using the communication triad. The nurse determines that the client has understood this technique when he states which of the following?
  A) I should start by stating my feelings as an I statement.
  B) Maybe I should start by describing the situation that has me upset.
  C) I should first tell the other person what Id like to be different about the situation.
  D) I should begin by telling the other person what has triggered my emotion.

 

 

7. A client with borderline personality disorder tells the nurse, Im afraid to get on a train because well probably get into a wreck. Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate?
  A) Have you had a bad experience riding a train?
  B) What are the chances of that actually happening?
  C) Now you know that wont happen.
  D) Have you thought about going by automobile?

 

 

8. A nursing instructor is preparing a class discussion on personality disorders and characteristics. Which term would the instructor include to differentiate personality disorders from normal personality? Select all that apply.
  A) Inflexible
  B) Short term
  C) Pervasive
  D) Unstable over time
  E) Distressing

 

 

9. A group of nursing students is reviewing possible risk factors for development of borderline personality disorder. The students demonstrate understanding of the information when they identify which of the following as a risk factor? Select all that apply.
  A) Childhood sexual abuse
  B) Parental loss
  C) Substance abuse
  D) Family history
  E) Genetics

 

 

10. A nurse is observing a client diagnosed with borderline personality disorder on the inpatient unit. Which of the following would the nurse most likely note?
  A) Actively participating in several different groups
  B) Openly verbalizing feelings
  C) Participating in relationships in which the client has control
  D) Adhering to the personal boundaries of others

 

 

11. A nurse is assessing a client with borderline personality disorder. Which question would be most appropriate to assess the clients level of impulsivity?
  A) What things bother you and make you feel happy?
  B) Have you ever felt sorry after acting as you did on the spur of the moment?
  C) How do you view other people around you?
  D) Have you ever felt like you were separated from your body?

 

 

12. As part of a clients treatment plan for borderline personality disorder, the client is engaged in dialectical behavior therapy. As part of the therapy, the client is learning how to control and change behavior in response to events. The nurse identifies the client as learning which type of skills?
  A) Emotion regulation skills
  B) Mindfulness skills
  C) Distress tolerance skills
  D) Self-management skills

 

 

13. A client with borderline personality disorder has difficulty maintaining boundaries of the professional relationship. Which of the following would be most effective for the nurse to do? Select all that apply.
  A) Punish the client with seclusion for violating established boundaries.
  B) Respond to the clients arrogance in a neutral, nonconfrontational manner.
  C) Discuss the purpose of the limits in the therapeutic relationship.
  D) State the parameters of the limits and boundaries clearly.
  E) Ensure that any established limits are maintained consistently.

 

 

14. A nurse is engaged in role-playing with a client with borderline personality disorder to assist the client in learning how to communicate effectively. Which of the following would the nurse encourage the client to use? Select all that apply.
  A) Me statements
  B) Validating perceptions with others
  C) Paraphrasing before responding
  D) Listening passively
  E) Compromising

 

 

15. A nurse is assisting a client with borderline personality disorder in how to manage transient psychotic episodes that involve auditory hallucinations. The teaching is planned for times when the client is free of these symptoms. Which of the following would the nurse instruct the client to do first?
  A) Use skills to tolerate painful feelings.
  B) Practice deep abdominal breathing.
  C) Identify early internal cues of distress.
  D) Refer to cards listing potential symptoms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

21. A nurse is developing a plan of care integrating Maslows hierarchy of needs. Which of the following would the nurse identify as the priority?
  A) Activity level
  B) Predictable social environment
  C) Acceptance from family
  D) Positive self-image

 

 

1. An older adult client is brought to the emergency department after ingesting an unknown substance. The client, who appears to have dementia, has tremors, ataxia of the upper and lower extremities, depression, and confusion. The nurse suspects ingestion of which of the following?
  A) Lead
  B) Aluminum
  C) Manganese
  D) Mercury

 

 

2. An adolescent client is seen in the emergency department with symptoms of dementia, tremors, and ataxia. The client had been sniffing glue with a friend. The nurse suspects the clients symptoms were caused by poisoning with which of the following?
  A) Mercury
  B) Lead.
  C) Toluene
  D) Arsenic

 

 

3. The nurse is assessing a client who has received a tentative diagnosis of delirium. The nurse is explaining to the family about the major cause of the clients condition. Which statement by the nurse would be most appropriate?
  A) Basically, this diagnosis is based on the clients inability to talk normally.
  B) Your report of gradually developing confusion over time was the basis for the diagnosis.
  C) His diagnosis is primarily based on the rapid onset of his change in consciousness.
  D) The clients exposure to an infectious agent led us to determine the diagnosis.

 

 

4. As part of a follow-up home visit to an 80-year-old client who has had surgery, the nurse discusses the clients risk for delirium with his family members. Which of the following would the nurse include as placing the client at increased risk? Select all that apply.
  A) Urinary tract infection
  B) Hypertension
  C) Acute stress
  D) Bone fractures
  E) Dehydration
  F) Electrolyte balance

 

 

5. The nurse is caring for a client diagnosed with delirium who has been brought for treatment by his son. While taking the clients history, which question would be most appropriate for the nurse to ask the clients son?
  A) Has your father taken any medications recently?
  B) Are you aware of your father falling or injuring his head in any way?
  C) Has your father had a recent stroke?
  D) Has your father experienced any major losses recently?

 

 

6. The nurse makes a home visit to a family caring for a client with Alzheimers disease. The clients wife tells the nurse that she hasnt been out of the house for more than 2 weeks because her sister has been unable to help her care for the client. Which nursing diagnosis would the nurse identify as the priority?
  A) Ineffective Family Coping related to care of a client with Alzheimers disease
  B) Risk for Activity Intolerance related to Alzheimers disease
  C) Caregiver Role Strain related to social isolation
  D) Powerlessness related to seclusion and long-term care of client

 

 

7. A daughter brings her mother, who has Alzheimers disease, to the clinic. The client has been taking a cholinesterase inhibitor medication for 1 month. When assessing the client, the nurse would be alert for the possibility of which side effect?
  A) Gastrointestinal distress
  B) Mild headache
  C) Muscle tics
  D) Blurred vision

 

 

8. A son brings his mother to the clinic for an evaluation. The sons mother has moderate Alzheimers disease without delirium. The nurse assesses the client for which of the following as the priority?
  A) Hearing deficits
  B) Mania
  C) Strange verbalizations
  D) Catastrophic reactions

 

 

9. A client is admitted to the hospital with dementia related to Parkinsons disease. The client is being treated for a fractured tibia from a recent fall. The nurse should assess the clients history for use of which type of medication?
  A)

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