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Learn more about amnestic disorders and its nursing care management, interventions, assessment in this study guide.
Dementia is defined by a loss of previous levels of cognitive, executive, and memory function in a state of full alertness
Delirium is a disturbance of consciousness and a change in cognition that develop rapidly over a short period.
Chronic Confusion: an irreversible, long-standing, and/or progressive deterioration of intellect and personality characterized by decreased ability to interpret environmental stimuli, decreased capacity for intellectual thought processes, and manifested by disturbances of memory, orientation, and behavior.
A major study found that where hospitals employed more nurses with at least a 4-year bachelor’s degree, fewer patients with dementia died after surgery.
Acute Confusion: Abrupt onset of a cluster of global, transient changes and disturbances in attention, cognition, psychomotor activity, level of consciousness, or the sleep/wake cycle.
This 15-item exam may have implications for treatment interventions that attempt to heighten functioning in the skilled nursing setting.
Need another set of questions for Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing? Here are 50 more questions to sharpen your critical thinking skills and prepare you for the actual NCLEX exam.
This examination about Psychiatric Nursing contains 50 questions.
This is a 50-item NCLEX-style examination that will test your critical thinking regarding the different concepts in nursing.