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MH neurocognitive questions
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A nurse is caring for a client who has early stage Alzheimer's disease and a new prescription for donepezil. The nurse should include which of the following statements when teaching the client about the med:
A.) "You should avoid OTC medication when taking this med"
B.) "You can expect the progression of cognitive decline to slow"
C.) "you will be screened for underlying kidney disease"
D.) "stop taking if you experience nausea or diarrhea"
A nurse is a LTC facility is caring for a client with a major neurocognitive disorder and wanders out of the building stating "I have to get home." Which of the following responses should the nurse say?
A.) "you have forgotten that this is your home"
B.) "you cannot go outside without a staff member"
C.) "why would you want to leave?"
D.) "I am your nurse. Lets walk to your room"
A home health nurse is assessing a patients home who has Alzheimers. Which of the following suggestions should the nurse make to decrease the risk for injury?
SELECT ALL THAT APPLY
A.) install childproof door locks
B.) place rugs over cords
C.) mark cleaning supplies with colored tape
D.) place the clients mattress on the floor
E.) install light fixtures above the stairs
A nurse is performing an admission assessment for a client who has delirium r/t a UTI. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect? SELECT ALL THAT APPLY
A.) hx of memory loss
B.) family report of personality changes
D.) unaltered LOC
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