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Dementia and Delirium Exam Questions and answers with explanation. All You Need To Pass. Graded A+

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Dementia and Delirium Exam Questions and answers with explanation. All You Need To Pass..Graded A+ A health care team is involved in caring for a client with advanced Alzheimer's disease. During a ... team conference, a newly hired nurse indicates that she has never cared for a client with advanced Alzheimer's disease. Which key point about the disease should the charge nurse include when teaching this nurse? The nursing staff should rely on the family to assist with care because family members know the client best. As long as the client receives the ordered medication, special care measures aren't necessary. Alzheimer's disease affects memory so the client doesn't need an explanation before procedures are performed. Clients with Alzheimer's disease are at high risk for injury because of their impaired memory and poor judgment. - Ans-Correct response: Clients with Alzheimer's disease are at high risk for injury because of their impaired memory and poor judgment. Explanation: The charge nurse should inform the new nurse that clients with Alzheimer's disease are at high risk for injury because they have impaired memory and poor judgment. Maintaining a safe environment takes top priority. Families are an important part of the client care team; however, they shouldn't be relied upon to deliver care. Family members may take turns sitting with the hospitalized client to help maintain client safety. All procedures should be explained in simple terms that the client can understand. Medications should be administered as ordered; however, they don't typically improve symptoms. Instead, they slow disease progression.A nurse is presenting a safety program to a group of older adults at a continuing care retirement community. The nurse emphasizes measures to reduce the risk of falls based on the understanding that which type of fracture is the most common? Femur Hip Ankle Forearm - Ans-Correct response: Hip Explanation: The most common fracture resulting from falls is hip fracture, which is linked to both osteoporosis and the situation that provoked the fall. Many older adults who fall and sustain a hip fracture cannot regrain their prefracture ability. The most common affective or mood disorder of old age is depression schizophrenia anxiety disorder phobias. - Ans-Correct response: depression. Explanation:Depression is the most common affective or mood disorder of old age. Anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and phobias are not a common affective or mood disorder of old age. A client at an extended-care facilty who has Alzheimer's disease is awake throughout the night. The nurse intervenes with activities that will promote sleep at night, which include Walking the client in the facility yard during the day Providing a glass of warm milk for breakfast Having the client sit at the nurse's station during night-time hours Allowing the client to take a 2-hour nap in the afternoon - Ans-Correct response: Walking the client in the facility yard during the day Explanation: Regular exercise during the day will enhance sleep at night for clients with Alzheimer's disease. Another activity that helps for interrupted sleep, inability to fall asleep, or both is drinking warm milk at night. The nurse should discourage excessive sleep during the day. Sitting at the nurse's station may be too stimulating at night-time hours. [Show More]

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