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You Selected: The client's risk is equivalent to that of the general population. Correct response: The client has a greater risk for suicide than the general population. Explanation: Reference: Boyd, M. A. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice , 5th ed., Enhanced Update, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 21: Suicide Prevention: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention, p. 321. Question 5 See full question
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The nurse is working in a psychiatric–mental health facility and assessing the clients' risk for suicidal behaviors. Which client would be at highest risk? You Selected: A client with borderline personality disorder who has no support system Correct response: A client with schizophrenia who has had a previous suicide attempt Explanation: Reference: Boyd, M. A. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice , 5th ed., Enhanced Update, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 21: Suicide Prevention: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention, pp. 317, 319 Box 21-2. Question 6 See full question After assessing a client, the nurse identifies that the client is at risk for suicide. Which would be the nurse's priority intervention? You Selected: Remove means of suicide from the client's access. Correct response: Remove means of suicide from the client's access. Explanation: Reference: Boyd, M. A. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice , 5th ed., Enhanced Update, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 21: Suicide Prevention: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention, pp. 325-326. Question 7 See full question A psychiatric–mental health nurse is conducting a suicide assessment with a client. Why is it important to conduct a lethality assessment? You Selected: It may assist in determining how long a client has been contemplating suicide. Correct response: It may assist in predicting how likely a person is to die by suicide.
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Explanation: Reference: Boyd, M. A. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice , 5th ed., Enhanced Update, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 21: Suicide Prevention: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention, p. 317. Question 8 See full question A client on the inpatient psychiatric–mental health unit was discovered attempting to asphyxiate himself or herself using a blanket. Which measure should the care team prioritize in the client's immediate care? You Selected: Managing the client's anxiety Correct response: Placing the client under constant observation Explanation: Reference: Boyd, M. A. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice , 5th ed., Enhanced Update, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015, Chapter 21: Suicide Prevention: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention, p. 326. Question 9 See full question The majority of suicides among men are attributed to which means?
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