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An older patient presents to the outpatient clinic with a chief complaint of headache and insomnia. In gathering the history, the nurse notes which factors as contributing to this patients chief complaint?
A patient who was recently diagnosed with diabetes is having trouble concentrating. This patient is usually very organized and laid back. Which action should the nurse take?
A diabetic patient who is hospitalized tells the nurse, I dont understand why I can keep my blood sugar under control at home with diet alone, but when I get sick, my blood sugar goes up. Which response by the nurse is appropriate?
A patient has not been sleeping well because he is worried about losing his job and not being able to support his family. The nurse takes the patients vital signs and notes a pulse rate of 112 beats/min, respirations are 26 breaths/min, and his blood pressure is 166/88 instead his usual 110-120/76-84 range. Which nursing intervention or recommendation should be used first?
The nurse is planning to teach a patient how to use relaxation techniques to prevent elevation of blood pressure and heart rate. The nurse is teaching the patient to
A patient tells the nurse, Im told that I should reduce the stress in my life, but I have no idea where to start. Which would be the best initial nursing response?
A patient tells the nurse My doctor thinks my problems with stress relate to the negative way I think about things, and he wants me to learn a new way of thinking. Which response would be in keeping with the doctors recommendations?
A patient who had been complaining of intolerable stress at work has demonstrated the ability to use progressive muscle relaxation and deep breathing techniques. He will return to the clinic for follow-up evaluation in 2 weeks. Which data will best suggest that the patient is successfully using these techniques to cope more effectively with stress?