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NURSING MISCVSIM George Palo Quiz 1An older adult diagnosed with dementia has presented with behaviors that suggest a disturbance in executive functioning. Which assessment finding supports this find... ing? Spent - 00:01:00 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 474 2When considering dementia, which mood-related characteristic is most likely observed in a patient in the early stages of this cognitive disorder? Time Spent - 00:00:27 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 475, Table 24.1 3When considering conditions that result in cognitive impairment, which characteristic is associated primarily with dementia, including Alzheimer disease? Time Spent - 00:00:44 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 474 4What is the fundamental characteristic of anhedonia? Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 306 5Which biological assessment or assessments should be given initial priority for an older patient diagnosed with dementia who has begun to demonstrate signs of depression? (Select all that apply.) 6An older adult has been diagnosed with Alzheimer disease and is currently demonstrating behaviors associated with the mild stage of the disorder. When considering social interaction, the nurse should expect which classic patient response? Time Spent - 00:00:06 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 475 7What is the primary risk factor for the development of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer disease? Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 475 8What is the therapeutic value of a cholinesterase inhibitor for a patient diagnosed with Alzheimer disease? Mr. Palo is demonstrating a rather pessimistic attitude when he and the nurse discuss ways to minimize his tendency to socially isolate. Which technique should the nurse implement to help him take a positive role in this discussion? Time Spent - 00:01:01 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 331 2Which statement made by Mr. Palo would demonstrate that his religious belief system is influential in his decision not to consider suicide? Time Spent - 00:00:27 Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 330 3When Mr. Palo is unable to button his shirt appropriately after numerous attempts, the nurse matter-of-factly assumes the task for him. What is the primary rationale for the nurse's actions? Time Spent - 00:00:17 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 479 4When assessing Mr. Palo's risk for acute depression, the nurse is using the Geriatric Depression Scale: Short Form. What question(s) should the nurse be prepared to ask Mr. Palo? (Select all that apply.) Time Spent - 00:02:32 Remediation: Greenberg, S. A. The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). https://consultgeri.org/try-this/general-assessment/issue-4.pdf 5Mr. Palo states, "I'm old; when you get old, you naturally get depressed thinking of all the people you've lost and the things that have changed." To best address his safety, which initial response should the nurse make? Time Spent - 00:00:24 6Considering Mr. Palo's history and assessment findings, which factor is most likely the primary contributor to his recent weight loss? Time Spent - 00:00:10 Remediation: Lippincott Procedures, Nutritional screening Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, p. 310 7Mr. Palo has been diagnosed with both mild dementia and depression. Which of his signs and symptoms are most likely associated with the dementia he is currently experiencing? (Select all that apply.) Time Spent - 00:00:19 Remediation: Videbeck, S. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition, pp. 478-480 8Which assessment findings would indicate that Mr. Palo is experiencing both insufficient nutritional and fluid intake? (Select all that apply.) Time Spent - 00:00:25 Your Response: Altered mental status,Weight loss,Poor skin turgor,General weakness Remediation: Lippincott Procedures, Nutritional screening 9Which statement made by Mr. Palo identifies an intervention that his family has implemented to help deal with his decline in executive functioning? Time Spent - 00:00:33 Remediation: 10Which nursing interventions implemented during Mr. Palo's assessment will assist him to communicate as effectively as his cognitive deterioration allows? (Select all that apply.) [Show More]

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