Posted: February 27th, 2018
He is alert and oriented during the day but becomes disoriented and disruptive around dinnertime. He is hospitalized for evaluation. The nurse asks the client and his family to list all of the medications, prescription and nonprescription, he is currently taking. What is the primary reason for this action?
A. Multiple medications can lead to dementia
B. The medications can provide clues regarding his medical background
C. Ability to recall medications is a good assessment of the client’s level of orientation.
D. Medications taken by a client are part of every nursing assessment.
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