A patient reports that bugs are crawling under her skin.

A patient reports that bugs are crawling under her skin.

Health Assessment

1. A patient reports that bugs are crawling under her skin.  The nurse knows that this tactile hallucination is usually associated with what?

a. Medication side effects

b. Methamphetamine use

c. Parkinson’s disease

d. Brain Tumor

2. According to 2009 guidelines from the CDC prevention, nurses supposed to wear gloves for the following reasons except

a. To help maintain a sterile environment

b. to reduce transient contamination of the hands

c. to reduce the risk of infecting personnel

d. To prevent the transmission of bacterial from Nurse to patient

3. Friends bring a 23 year old woman to the ER department after she fell down a flight of stairs at a party.  the nurse noted that the patient has very little muscle mass or fat stores on her body.  What syndrome should the nurse suspect the patients has?

a. Ascites

b. Cachexia

c. Dehydration.

d. Anorexia