Hesi Case Study Adhd

1. What is the most important information the registered nurse (RN) should obtain about Joe's accidents?A) Explanation of previous accidents.CORRECTAsking the client to elaborate on his comment by describing his accidents will help the RN better understand the nature and circumstances regarding his previous mishaps.B) Injuries that resulted from the accidents.INCORRECTAlthough this information might be of value, it will probably not elicit the information most needed by the nurse. C) Precipitating events to the accidents.INCORRECTAlthough this information might be of value, it will probably not elicit the information most needed by the nurse.D) What Joe means by the word "accident."INCORRECTAlthough this information might be of value, it will probably not elicit the information most needed by the nurse.Joe goes on to say that he fractured his clavicle when he "wasn't paying attention to where he was going" and fell in a hole. The next time, he was running down the stairs and broke his foot. This time, he was trying to lift a roll of fencing wire by himself and let the roll slip and sustained a wrist laceration.The nurse learns that Joe was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a few months ago.Points Earned: 0.0/1.0Correct Answer(s):A2. What is a hallmark characteristic of ADHD?INCORRECTAlthough ADHD has a genetic component, it is not a characteristic that defines ADHD.INCORRECTAlthough multiple accidents are symptomatic of this behavioral disorder, this is not a hallmark characteristic of ADHD.

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