BOOK3-Chapter12

BOOK3-Chapter12 - Name Status Score Chapter 012 Vol 3...

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Name: Chapter 012 Vol 3 - Instructor Test Items Status : Completed Score: 34 out of 37 points Time Elapsed: 0 hours, 34 minutes, and 13 seconds out of 1 hours and 15 minutes allowed. Instructions: The following questions are from the Instructor's Test Item File. We have attempted to match the online content to the printed content as closely as possible. Some content may have been modified for online presentation or deleted due to the online conversion. We apologize for any inconvenience. We recommend that you create a new assessment, rather than editing the questions in this directory when you want to use the questions. There are image tags that permit the use of multiple images. DO NOT edit the /ppg/directory image tags. Question 1 Multiple Choice 1 of 1 points Which of the following is MOST likely to effectively gain the cooperation of psychologically disturbed patients for physical examinations? Selected Answer: Asking the patients' permission to examine them Correct Answer: Asking the patients' permission to examine them Question 2 Multiple Choice 1 of 1 points Which of the following is NOT a common pathophysiological cause of behavioral emergencies? Selected Answer: The environment Correct Answer: The environment Question 3 Multiple Choice 1 of 1 points Your patient is a 34-year-old male who is threatening to kill himself. Which of the following does NOT indicate an increased risk for suicide? Selected Answer: The patient's married status Correct Answer: The patient's married status Question 4 Multiple Choice 1 of 1 points Your patient is a 45-year-old male with a history of bipolar disorder. He is sitting at the kitchen table, conscious, alert, and oriented. He is pleasant and greets you as you walk in. The patient's wife called EMS because he has refused to take his lithium and is "driving her crazy with his hyperactive attitude." She insists that you transport him to the hospital. The patient admits to voluntary noncompliance with his lithium, stating, "I didn't like the way it made me feel." He denies any suicidal thoughts and states that he has not felt "this good for a long time." He is curious about your job and wants to know how he could get into a paramedic class. He states that he's also thinking about going to law school but wants to finish his PhD first. The physical examination is unremarkable, and HR = 82, BP = 122/80, RR = 10, SaO2 = 99%. He says, "See, I told you I'm fine. I don't need to go to the hospital." Which of the following is the best course of action?
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Selected Answer: Explain to the wife that you cannot force the patient to go to the hospital and that if he refuses you must have him sign a refusal of service form and leave. Correct
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course PAR 100 taught by Professor Alan during the Spring '10 term at Miramar College.

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BOOK3-Chapter12 - Name Status Score Chapter 012 Vol 3...

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