A nurse is assisting with a staff education program on substance use in older adults. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the presentation?
Older adults develop substance use to mask the manifestation of dementia.
A nurse is caring for a client who has alcohol use disorder and is experiencing withdrawal. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect?
-Fine tremors of both hands
A nurse is contributing to the plan of care for a client who is
benzodiazepine withdrawal. Which of the following interventions should the nurse identify as the priority?
Implement seizure precautions
A nurse is caring for a client who has alcohol use disorder. The client is no longer experiencing withdrawal manifestations. Which of the following medications should the nurse anticipate administering to assist the client with maintaining abstinence from alcohol?
A nurse is reinforcing teaching with the family of a client who has substance use disorder. Which of the following statements by a family member indicates an understanding of the instruction?
"Eliminating codependent behavior will promote
"The primary goal of treatment is abstinence from substance abuse"
"Our sibling needs to discuss personal feelings about substance use to help with recovery"
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 statementswhen teaching the client about the medication?
"You should take this medication before going to bed at the end of the day."
A nurse in a long-term facility is caring for a client who has a major neurocognitive disorder and attempts to wander out of the building. The client states, "I have to get home." Which of the following statements should the nurse make?
"I am your nurse. Let's walk together to your room."
A nurse is reinforcing discharge teaching with the partner of a client who has Alzheimer's disease about home safety. Which of the following instructions should the nurse give to the partner to decrease the client's risk for injury? (Select all that apply)
Install extra locks at the top of exit doors
Place client's mattress on the floor
Install light fixtures above stairs
A nurse is discussing home care with the partner of a client who is in the late stage of Alzheimer's disease. The partner, who will be the caregiver, wishes to discuss concerns about the client's nutrition and the stress of providing care. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
Provide infromation on resources for respite care.
A nurse is collecting data for a client who has delirium related to an acute urinary tract infection. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect?
Family repost of personality changes