9 Stress and Aging p 215 Chapter 9 Stress and Adaptation Page 215 Question 3

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Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015,Ch. 9: Stress and Aging, p. 215.Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation - Page 215Question 3:(see full question)A patient with an underlying heart condition is being admitted to the hospital with an upper respiratory infection. The nurse anticipates that this patient will be admitted to which unit?You selected:Monitored/telemetryCorrectExplanation:This patient will most likely be admitted to a monitored/telemetry unit due to the risk for arrhythmia associated with the stress response to the upper respiratory system.Page 140
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Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch. 9: Stress and Adaption, p. 215.Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation - Page 215Question 4:(see full question)Which of the following organs are involved in the general adaptationsyndrome (GAS)? Select all that apply.You selected:• Hypothalamus• Pituitary gland• Adrenal glandCorrectExplanation:The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis plays a pivotal role in the development of the general adaptation syndrome.Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch. 9: Stress and Aging,p. 215.Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation - Page 215Question 5:(see full question)A hostage situation has occurred at a high school campus. The school superintendent and faculty are concerned about the students experiencing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).The most important intervention would be:You selected:Debriefing with a crisis team about the event as soon as possiblePage 141
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CorrectExplanation:Debriefing or talking about the traumatic event with a crisis team at the time it happened is an effective therapeutic tool. Strong family relations are important, but this would n ... (more)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch. 9: Stress and Adaption, p. 216-217.Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation - Page 216Question 6:(see full question)The client experienced a traumatic event in the past that has caused chronic nightmares in which the event is relived. The client may have increased levels of which of the following?You selected:NorepinephrineCorrectExplanation:People with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been shown to have increased levels of norepinephrine and increased activity of alpha-adrenergic receptors. The other ... (more)Reference:Porth, C. M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Ch 9: Stress and Adaption, p. 216.Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation - Page 216Question 7:The psychologist is leading a group session with clients who have Page 142
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(see full question)recently undergone a variety of stressful events. Which of the following clients will have the best adaptation?
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