5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Levels of Anxiety (Panic + 4)
- Basic principles in assessing anxiety in patient
- Anxiety interventions (Panic, +4)
- Biologic model (Selye)
- a Identify for the level of anxiety.
Listen to client and look for body language.
Keep outside stimulation low, when anxiety is high, Provide for privacy.
Acknowledge anxious behavior, If patient is trying to cope, assist them to more effectively.
Maintain accepting and helpful attitude.
- b General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Release of hormones to counter act stress.
Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
- c coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
- d Guide firmly, assume control physically
Use IM medication, restraints prn
- e Symptoms of severe anxiety, and inability to function, dread, terror, personality disorganization
Actual flight or fight
5 Multiple choice questions
- Intervene to decrease anxiety -ventilation, crying, exercise, relaxation techniques.
Refocus attention: relate feelings and behaviors to anxiety; then problem solve techniques. May need medication.
- coping is not successful in resolving problem or anxiety. New problems develop due to the means of behavior
- Most symptoms of moderate anxiety intensified. Hyperventilation, dizziness, vomiting, tachycardia, inability to hear or speak, further decreased perception, hallucinations, delusions.
Prepare for flight or fight, reflexes, extreme muscle tension, pacing,
- comfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.
- Slight perspiration, increased pulse, resp. and BP. Muscle tension, urinary frequency, nausea, anorexia, heart pounding, dry mouth, cold and clammy pale skin. Poor comprehension, selective inattentiveness.
5 True/False questions
Classification of Stressors → comfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.
Maladaptive → coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
Stages of GAS (General Adaption Syndrome) → Symptoms of severe anxiety, and inability to function, dread, terror, personality disorganization
Actual flight or fight
Interpersonal model (Sullivan) → Learned behaviors in life to deal with stress
Crisis → Emotional pain, Apprehension, fearfulness, powerlessness, Warning of perceived threat
Emotional response that triggers relief behaviors
Alert to prepare for self-defense, Occurs in degrees, Contagious, Part of a process