14. Two staff nurses applied for a charge nurse position. After the promotion was announced, the nurse who was not promoted said, The nurse manager had a headache the day I was interviewed. Which defense mechanism is evident? a.Introjectionc.Projectionb.Conversiond.SplittingANS: C Projection is the hallmark of blaming, scapegoating, prejudicial thinking, and stigmatizing others. Conversion involves the unconscious transformation of anxiety into a physical symptom. Introjection involves intense, unconscious identification with another person. Splitting is the inability to integrate the positive and
negative qualities of oneself or others into a cohesive image. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand (Comprehension) REF: Page 281-283 (Table 15-2) TOP: Nursing Process: Assessment MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity 15. A patient tells a nurse, My new friend is the most perfect person one could imagine: kind, considerate, and good-looking. I cant find a single flaw. This patient is demonstrating: Idealization is an unconscious process that occurs when the individual attributes exaggerated positive qualities to another. Denial is an unconscious process that would call for the nurse to ignore the existence of the situation. Projection operates unconsciously and would result in blaming behavior. Compensation would result in the nurse unconsciously attempting to make up for a perceived weakness by emphasizing a strong point. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand (Comprehension) REF: Page 281-283 (Table 15-2) TOP: Nursing Process: Assessment MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity 16. A patient experiences a sudden episode of severe anxiety. Of these medications in the patients medical
record, which is most appropriate to give as a prn anxiolytic? Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety. It may be given as a prn medication. Buspirone is long acting and is not useful as a prn drug. Amitriptyline and desipramine are tricyclic antidepressants and considered second- or third-line agents. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Apply (Application) REF: Page 293 | Page 295-297 (Table 15-12) TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: Client Needs: Physiological Integrity
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- Fall '19
- sheila cannon
- Nursing, Social anxiety disorder