1.A patient is diagnosed with bipolar disease and is in manic phase with combative behavior. What will be the initial nursing priority?.
A.Adminster and monitor sedative and mood stabilizing medications. B.Encourage patient to calm down.
C.Give patient lots of finger foods.
D.All of the above is correct.
The correct answer is A.
2.The doctor orders Thorazine to control alcoholic patient reslestness,agitation and irritability after surgery.What is the rationales for the nurse based to check this orders with doctor?.
A. The patient is not having any withdrawal symptoms.
B.Patient breathing pattern is abnormal.
C.Restlessness is normal.
D.The nurse believes the patient symptoms reflects alcoholic . Correct answer is D.