Nursing /Discussion: Mental, Skin And HEENT
Read and choose one (1) scenario below to respond to.
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Scenario #1 – Mental State:
Stacey Brown, an 18-year-old Hispanic female, comes to the Emergency Room with complaints of feeling sad. She states “I don’t want to live anymore”. She states that her boyfriend broke up with her 2 months ago and has a new a girlfriend. She lives at home with her mother and her mother’s boyfriend.
Based on her presenting signs, what other questions would you elicit?
How would you demonstrate knowledge of cultural sensitivity/humility in approach to this patient?
What would you assess?
What could be the problem?