A 54 year old male has been admitted for detoxification of prescriptive pain medication and use of alcohol. His history indicates a chronic user with relapses occurring. T

CASE 6-34 Performance and Quality Evaluation and Improvement of the Health Information Management Department You have just been hired as the HIM quality coordinator.
November 13, 2019
During a client assessment, the nurse notes the costal angle is greater than 90° degre and anterior/posterior lateral chest ratio
November 13, 2019

A 54 year old male has been admitted for detoxification of prescriptive pain medication and use of alcohol. His history indicates a chronic user with relapses occurring. T

A 54 year old male has been admitted for detoxification of prescriptive pain medication and use of alcohol. His history indicates a chronic user with relapses occurring. The admission is voluntary with his 25 year old son accompanying him 1.What will be a critical role of the nurse during the initial interview process? How will this be best achieved? 2.What is the most effective treatment approach in drug-abuse treatment programs? 3.What are 5 assessments you will make to establish a baseline physical and emotional nursing assessment? 2. 3. 4. 5. 4.The client will experience detoxification. Explain to the patient and son what this will involve. (complete categories below) Time of detoxification Emotional Behavior Psychologic sx: What medications may be used during detoxification: 5.What would be 4 client goals during his hospital admission? List a nursing intervention for each goal. Goal Intervention 2 3. 4 6.What is the drug of choice for alcohol detoxification? 7.How are seizures treated? 8.How can neuropathy and encephalopathy be treated? 9 The client will be discharged with antabuse (disulfiram) as treatment for alcohol. What adverse effects will you explain to the client will occur if alcohol is ingested: a 10. A client is administered clonidine (Catapres) for opiate use withdrawal. What is a significant side effect that will need to be closely monitored if this medication is administered? the client wilI occur if alcohol is ingested: 10. A client is administered clonidine (Catapres) for opiate use withdrawal. What is a significant side effect that will need to be closely monitored if this medication is administered?

 

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