A nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with bipolar disorder: manic episode. In which order should the nurse prioritize the client outcomes in the exhibit?
1. Maintains nutritional status
2. Interacts appropriately with peers
3. Remains free from injury
4. Sleeps 6 to 8 hours a night
1. 2, 1, 3, 4
2. 4, 1, 2, 3
3. 3, 1, 4, 2
4. 1, 4, 2, 3
3 ~ Three or more of the following symptoms may be experienced in both hypomanic & manic episodes: Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity, decreased need for sleep (e.g., feels rested after only 3 hours of sleep), more talkative than usual or pressure to keep talking, flight of ideas and racing thoughts, distractibility, increase in goal-directed activity (either socially, at work or school, or sexually) or psychomotor agitation, excessive involvement in pleasurable activities that have a high potential for painful consequences (e.g., the person engages in unrestrained buying sprees, sexual indiscretions, or foolish business investments). If there are psychotic features, the episode is, by definition, manic.