The nurse admits a man with Etoh abuse. Oriented to his room. An hour later he comes to the nursing station and place an order for his nurse to go to the Cafeteria and get him chips and 🥤 soda or he can go to the Cafeteria by himself. The nurse explains to the patient that his privileges does not include sending the nurse on an errand or himself going to the Cafeteria. He became verbally abusive calling the nurse names.What will be the best approach to take care of this patient?.

A.Call the doctor and discharge patient. B.Give patient a sleeping medication so that he can go to sleep.

C.Report the patient to the charge nurse. D.Calmly but firmly escort the patient to his room.

Correct answer is D.

Rationale:This patient needs to be addressed firmly.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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