A hispanic woman comes to the mental health center at

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15. A Hispanic woman comes to the mental health center at the urging of her adult children. The patient has lost 5 pounds since her husband’s death 6 months ago and says, “My husband comes to visit me in the night but I cannot understand what he says.” How should the nurse analyze this situation? The patient is: a. Experiencing auditory and visual hallucinations
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b. At high risk for imbalanced nutrition c. Grieving the husband’s death d. Denying the husband’s death 16. To provide culturally competent care, the nurse should: 17. An African American patient is suspicious, has angry outbursts, and accuses staff of discriminating when they remove possibly harmful objects. Which factor best demonstrates cultural awareness regard this patient’s behavior? 18. Which communication style would be most effective to use during an assessment interview with an adult Native American patient? 19. Which viewpoint of an Asian American family will most affect decision making about care? a. The father is the authority figure b. The mother is head of the household c. Women should make their own decisions d. Emotional communication styles are desirable 20. Which intervention best demonstrates that a nurse understands the cultural needs of a hospitalized Asian-American patient with mental illness? 21. A Russian immigrant created a disturbance while at a funeral. This person was loud, mixed English and Russian phrases, and made dramatic gestures. Police take the person to the emergency department. The nurse assessing this person should:
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