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Health Assessment Exam 2
Terms in this set (17)
Patient stops mid sentence, as if stopped by an idea.
Fabrication of experiences and situations used to cover up a gap in memory. Usually cannot tell if it's made up until later on
Word or term with a meaning only the client knows
Cannot decide on relevant versus irrelevant information. Client uses so much detail that the original thought is lost
Disturbance in thinking. Association of ideas becomes vague and diffues
Flight of ideas
Switches rapidly from one idea to another
Jumble of words and phrases, disoriented patients. Schizo
Repetition of ideas, words, phrases
Automatic and meaningless repetition of another person's words or phrases
Manic phase of bipolar. Mental connection of words that are not connected because they sound familiar
Eye opener is drinking in the morning
Hand tremors, sweating, anxiety, agitation, hallucinations, seizures, tachypnea, sweating, delusions.
6-24 hours post alcohol consumption. Ends after 48 hours
Disturbance of consciousness, a change rapidly occurs.
Weight to height ratio. Weight X 705/ Height(in2). Healthy is 18.5-24.9