Category: Psychiatric


Psychiatric nursing review notes an interpersonal process whereby the professional nurse practitioner, through the therapeutic use of self art and nursing theories (science), assists clients to achieve psychosocial well being. Mental health balance in a person’s internal life and adaptation to reality mental ill-health state of imbalance characterized by a disturbance in a person’s thoughts, […]

Psychiatric Nursing Practice Quiz Part II

This psychiatric nursing is related to toxicity, stress syndrome, nursing assistant and grief. Bong is diagnosed with amphetamine psychosis and was admitted in the emergency room. Nurse Ronald would most likely prepare to administer which of the following medication? a. Librium b. Valium c. Ativan d. Haldol Rationale: D is the correct answer. The nurse […]

Psychiatric Nursing Practice Quiz Part I

This psychiatric nursing practice quiz is related to neuromuscular, dementia, mental health, anorexia, agitation and narcissistic personality. Bong is experiencing alcohol withdrawal exhibits tremors, diaphoresis and hyperactivity. Blood pressure is 190/87 mmhg and pulse is 92 bpm. Which of the medications would the nurse expect to administer? a. Naloxone (Narcan) b. Benzlropine (Cogentin) c. Lorazepam […]

Psychiatric Nursing Question and Rationale Part 1

This psychiatric nursing is related to perception, suicidal tendency, hallucinations, anxiety attack and cognitive development. Marco approached Nurse Trish asking for advice on how to deal with his alcohol addiction. Nurse Trish should tell the client that the only effective treatment for alcoholism is: a. Psychotherapy b. Alcoholics anonymous (A.A.) c. Total abstinence d. Aversion […]