•The chaplain is trained in providing strategies for helping people handle grief.
•The family and physician should be included, but they are not experts about the grieving process.
•Providing vacations does not solve the core of the problem which is helping the staff cope.
A patient has been prescribed phenelzine for the treatment of depression. The nurse should instruct the patient about which common side effect?
A patient is prescribed sertraline for the treatment of depression. Which of the following common side effects of sertraline should the nurse include in the patient's education?
A patient is admitted to the hospital for overdose of oxycodone. The nurse should expect the physician to order the administration of:
A patient diagnosed with depression is interested in smoking cessation. The physician would most likely prescribe what antidepressant that also aids in smoking cessation?
A patient has been taking doxepin for 6 months. Which statement by the patient indicates the need for further instruction?
A 40-year-old woman is admitted to the psychiatric unit of the hospital after ruling out a medical cause for her persistent complaints of headache, fatigue, and difficulty in swallowing. The patient says to the nurse, "The doctor doesn't believe me when I say I am sick. He doesn't know that the tests don't show everything." The nurse should use which of these approaches in responding to the patient?