A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder believes the

A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol

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6. A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder believes the window blinds are snakes trying to get in the room. The patient is anxious, agitated, and diaphoretic. The nurse can anticipate the health care provider will prescribe a(n): a.narcotic analgesic, such as hydromorphone (Dilaudid).b.sedative, such as lorazepam (Ativan) or chlordiazepoxide (Librium).c.antipsychotic, such as olanzapine (Zyprexa) or thioridazine (Mellaril).d. Accounting 14th Edition by Warren $ 30.00 View Details
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monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant, such as phenelzine (Nardil).ANS: BSedation allows for safe withdrawal from alcohol. Benzodiazepines are the drugs of choice in most regions because of their high therapeutic safety index and anticonvulsant properties. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Apply (Application) REF: Page 421 (Table 22-5) TOP: Nursing Process: Planning MSC: Client Needs: Physiological Integrity 7. A hospitalized patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder believes spiders are spinning entrapping webs in the room. The patient is fearful, agitated, and diaphoretic. Which nursing intervention is indicated? PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Apply (Application)
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REF: Page 422-423 (Table 22-8) TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: Client Needs: Safe, Effective Care Environment 8. A patient diagnosed with an alcohol abuse disorder says, Drinking helps me cope with being a single parent. Which therapeutic response by the nurse would help the patient conceptualize the drinking objectively? PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Apply (Application) REF: Page 424-425 TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity
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