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Stuvia.com - The Marketplace to Buy and Sell your Study MaterialNURSINGTB.COMPrime yourself for your TestsStudy Questionsthe expected reaction to a major stressor. Acute stress disorder is a similar diagnosis that differsfrom PTSD in duration of symptoms. Alarm reaction involves physiological events such asincreased activation of the sympathetic nervous system that would have occurred at the time ofthe sexual assault.3. The nurse teaches stress-reduction and relaxation training to a health education group ofpatients after cardiac bypass surgery. Which level of intervention is the nurse using?a.Primaryb.Secondaryc.Tertiaryd.QuadANS: CTertiary-level interventions assist the patient in readapting and can include relaxation trainingand time-management training. At the primary level of prevention, you direct nursing activitiesto identifying individuals and populations who are possibly at risk for stress. Nursinginterventions at the secondary level include actions directed at symptoms such as protecting thepatient from self-harm. Quad level does not exist.4. A nurse is teaching guided imagery to a prenatal class. Which technique did the nursedescribe?a.Singingb.Massaging backc.Listening to musicd.Using sensory peaceful wordsANS: DGuided imagery is used as a means to create a relaxed state through the person’s imagination,often using sensory words. Imagination allows the person to create a soothing and peacefulenvironment. Singing, back massage, and listening to music are other types of stressmanagement techniques.NURSINGTB.COMFUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING 9TH EDITION POTTER TEST BANKStuvia.com - The Marketplace to Buy and Sell your Study MaterialDownloaded by: michaelren | [email protected]Distribution of this document is illegalDownloaded by owni owni ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|9246639
Stuvia.com - The Marketplace to Buy and Sell your Study MaterialNURSINGTB.COMPrime yourself for your TestsStudy Questions5. After a natural disaster occurred, an emergency worker referred a family for crisis interventionservices. One family member refused to attend the services, stating, “No way, I’m not crazy.”What is the nurse’sbestresponse?a.“Many times disasters can create mental health problems, so you really should participatewith your family.”b.“Seeking this kind ofhelp does not mean that you have a mental illness; it is a short-term problem-solving technique.”c.“Don’t worry now. The psychiatrists are well trained to help.”d.“This will help your family communicate better.”ANS: BCrisis intervention is a type of brief therapy that is more directive than traditional psychotherapyor counseling. It focuses on problem solving and involves only the problem created by the crisis.The other options do not properly reassure the patient and build trust. Giving advice in the formof “you really should participate” is inappropriate. “Don’t worry now” is false reassurance.

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