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Chapter 27 (Anger, Aggression, and Violence)
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Biggest comorbidity for violence is _____ _____.
_____ is the number one killer for young black males.
Signs and symptoms that usually precede violence... (5)
2. Increased anxiety and tension
3. Verbal abuse
4. Loud voice
5. Intense eye contact.
Environmental factors that may increase violence... (4)
2. Loud and bright environment
3. Low blood sugar
4. Lack of sleep
Only 100% indicator of violence is...
History of violence.
Reducing violence is all about _____ _____.
If a patient's behavior begins to escalate, provide _____: "You seem to be very upset" to explore feelings.
Maintain _____-_____ and _____ when limit setting.
Self-esteem and dignity
_____ involves confinement of a patient alone in a room.
_____ is any method that immobilizes or reduces the patient's ability to move arms, legs, body, or head freely.
You need orders for _____ except in emergency situations where you can obtain one afterwards.
First thing to do with violence is to _____ _____ _____ when the abuse begins and tell patient when you will return.
Leave the room
Second thing to do with violence is to withdrawal _____ to the abuse and treat the situation as matter-of-fact.
Patients who are verbally abusive may respond best to the predictability of _____ such as scheduled contacts with the nurse.
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