Chapter 10 Nursing Diagnosis, Outcome Identification

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Chapter 10  Nursing Diagnosis, Outcome Identification

 

 

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1.
Select the most appropriate psychosocial nursing diagnosis based on the following client information: A client has a 20-year history of alcoholism, liver failure, and marital problems. His chief complaints include tremors, fatigue, drowsiness, nausea, insomnia, crying spells, and anxiety.
A)
Cirrhotic liver disease related to alcoholism
B)
Inadequate nutrition, as evidenced by nausea and anorexia
C)
Sleep disturbance as evidenced by insomnia, fatigue, and daytime drowsiness
D)
Depression related to alcoholism
Ans:
C

Feedback:

The correct answer reflects the client’s difficulty, along with the data that support this assessment.

2.
The following outcome would be expected if the nursing intervention were to provide reality orientation to a patient:
A)
The patient writes examples of positive thoughts about self.
B)
The patient reports feelings of calmness after therapy.
C)
The patient identifies the day of the week/month/season of year.
D)
The patient accepts reality as stated by the nurse.
Ans:
C

Feedback:

The correct answer is the only option that reflects that the patient is oriented to reality and can demonstrate this orientation by an action or behavior.

3.
When evaluating care plans as a part of peer review, the nurse knows that the best nursing diagnoses are written in terms of what?
A)
Cues, inferences, and goals
B)
Judgments and advice
C)
Client and nursing needs
D)
Validated data and suspected problems
Ans:
D

Feedback:

Diagnoses are written using validated data and are a mechanism for conveying to the care team what the suspected problems will be or are.

4.
When designing written plans of care, the nurse is aware that the administrative purposes include what?
A)
Providing a blueprint for charting
B)
Communicating information and appropriate client interventions to all caregivers
C)
Providing criteria for reviewing quality of care
D)
Providing continuity of care 24 hours a day
Ans:
C

Feedback:

Administrative purposes of the care plan include those that assist in the overall management of the care environment. Providing criteria to review quality of care delivered is an administrative function and purpose for the nursing care plan.

5.
The psychiatric nurse is working with a male client who has refused to take his medications. Which of the following would be a nursing intervention within the psychological dimension?
A)
Establish a relationship in order to solve problem around noncompliance with medication regimen.
B)
Encourage the client’s attendance at a discharge group.
C)
Administer antidepressant agents as ordered.
D)
Observe for therapeutic effects and side effects of the medication.
Ans:
A

Feedback:

The only intervention that deals with the psychological dimension of care is the correct answer. The others have to do with behavior and physiological dimensions of care.

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