The nurse admits a 40years old patient with Schizophrenia.Upon assessment of the patient the nurse finds his appearance to be unkempt. While the patient is ill what will be successful approach for the nurse to take care of patient’s hygiene?.

A.sunbathe every weekend.

B.Ask patient to go and shower.🚿

C.Give patient hospital gown to change.

D.Direct patient to shower and offer him assistance as needed.

Rationale: Patient may need assistance to meet basic needs.

2.What are the signs and symptoms of Schizophrenia?.

Symptoms of Schizophrenia. Withdrawal, flat affect,suspiciousness, loss associations, short attention span, inability to meet physical needs, unable to feed self, poor personal hygiene, inappropriate dressing.


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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