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4. The nurse caring for a patient with a probable diagnosis of c. "Somatic symptoms respond to the same medicasomatic symptom disorder is alert for which characteristics tions used to treat a medical condition with the same assoclated with this disorder? Select all that apply. symptoms." a. Physical symptoms that do not resemble a known d. "Cognitive-behavioral therapy and collaborative health physiologic disorder care interventions are used to treat the disorder." b. A high anxiety level related to the patient's symptoms 4. The nurse is developing a safety plan for a patient with a c. Patient symptoms that control daily activities somatic disorder and will focus the plan on which priority d. Greater prevalence in males itern? c. A need for nursing interventions geared toward patient a. Ensure that the patient understands that medications symptom management used to treat pain may cause dizziness and drowsiness. 2. The nurse is caring for a patient with a somatic symptom b. Assist the patient to recognize personal triggers for suidisorder. The nurse reflects on her own feelings and beliefs cidal ideation. about the disorder in order to provide nonjudgmental care. c. Discuss how individuals with high levels of anxiety have The rationale for this action relates most closely to which difficulty recognizing dangerous situations. health/wellness domain? d. Encourage the patient to share details of physical prob- a. Cultural lems with others to ensure others are able to monitor b. Spiritual the patient's safety. c Sociotogieal d. Psychological 5. The nurse is assessing the patient with a history of severe 3. The nurse is caring for a patient experiencing a somatic trauma and abuse. Which finding alerts the nurse to the pos: symptom disorder. The patient's family member asks if there sibility of a dissociative disorder? are any medications that can treat the underlying cause of a. The patient experiences symptoms of abnormal volunthe disorder. How should the nurse respond? a. The treatment of choice, long-term talk psychotherapy, tary motor function. is intensive." b. The patient's psychological symptoms affect the course of an associated medical illness. b. "Antidepressants and antianxiety agents are the treat- c. The patient reports recurrent gaps in the recall of everyday events and important information. ment of choice." d. The patient experiences excessive thoughts, feelings; or behaviors related to an associated health concern.
6. The nurse in the mental health unit is aware that which c. Citalopram domain influences the development of dissociative identity d. Fluosetine disorder? a. Cultural b. Sociological c. Psychological disorder. d. Spiritual a. Assess risk for suicide 7. The nurse in the emergency department is caring for a b. Teach effective coping skills pationt with dissociative identity disorder who is currently c. Assess postrauma response experiencing distress and is talking about suicide. The nurse will question the healthcare provider immediately if a prescription for which drug is ordered for this patient? d. Promote healthy self-esteem a. Atenolol b. Lorazepam Answers may be found on the Pearson student resource site: nursing.pearsonhighered.com