Dif cognitive level understanding top nursing process

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DIF:Cognitive level: UnderstandingTOP: Nursing process: PlanningMSC: Client Needs: Physiologic Integrity15.A patient is being switched to clozapine from therapy using a traditional antipsychotic. Thepatient asks, “What’s the advantage of the new drug?” What is the nurse’s best response?a.“It is much less expensive.”b.“It has a lower risk for seizure activity.”c.“It is sometimes effective when other drugs fail.”d.“It has a lower risk for causing blood abnormalities.”ANS: CClozapine is often effective against refractory schizophrenia. The distracters are incorrectstatements.
DIF:Cognitive level: ApplyingTOP: Nursing process: ImplementationMSC: Client Needs: Physiologic Integrity16.Which drug would a nurse expect to produce a favorable response for both positive andnegative symptoms?
GRADESMORE.COMc.Fluphenazined.TrifluoperazineANS: BRisperidone is an atypical antipsychotic. It has proven to be effective in managing bothpositive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia in many patients. The other drugs aretraditional antipsychotics, all of which are more effective in managing positive symptoms.DIF:Cognitive level: UnderstandingTOP: Nursing process: EvaluationMSC: Client Needs: Physiologic Integrity17.A patient has taken a traditional antipsychotic medication for several years is nowdemonstrating involuntary tongue movementsand lip smacking. What should be the nurse’sinitial action?

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Professor
JEPSEN
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Antipsychotic, neuroleptic malignant syndrome

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