A patient is suffering from acute inhalant intoxication The priority nursing

A patient is suffering from acute inhalant

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Question 7 A patient is suffering from acute inhalant intoxication. The priority nursing intervention will be to A. assess the patient's psychosocial status.B.administer oxygen therapy.C. provide an emesis basin.D. administer epinephrine. 1 points Question 8 A 20-year-old man has begun treatment of the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia using olanzapine (Zyprexa). Which of the following symptoms would be categorized as a negative symptom of schizophrenia? 1 points Question 9 A homeless man who is well known to care providers at the local hospital has been admitted to the emergency department after having a seizure outside a mall. The man is known to be a heavy alcohol user and is malnourished with a very low body mass index. How are this patient's characteristics likely to influence possible treatment with phenytoin? 1 points Question 10 The wife of a patient who is taking haloperidol calls the clinic and reports that her husband has taken thefirst dose of the drug and it is not having a therapeutic effect. An appropriate response by the nurse would be
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1 points Question 11 A patient who is experiencing acute alcohol withdrawal is being treated with intravenous lorazepam (Ativan). This drug achieves a therapeutic effect by A. inhibiting the action of monoamine oxidase.B.increasing the effects of the neurotransmitter GABA.C. increasing the amount of serotonin available in the synapses.D. affecting the regulation of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain. 1 points
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