Stress Management

by Anne Vanderputten

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    The lecture Stress Management by Anne Vanderputten is from the course Psychosocial Integrity. It contains the following chapters:

    • Stress Management
    • Response and Adaptation
    • Effects of Stress
    • Effective Management of Stress
    • Nursing Summary

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    1. Intended to be a time limited defense against stress and prepares to mobilize the body’s resources
    2. It allows the body to defend against threats and provides long term protection
    3. A high level of cortisol helps the body heal
    4. The body is in a state of returning to homeostasis
    1. Management of stress by treating the source
    2. Beneficial coping mechanisms
    3. Increasing resilience against stress
    4. Over prescribing of antibiotics
    1. The phases of stress on the body known as the General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    2. A scale of stressful life events
    3. Human pyramid of needs
    4. Stress management
    1. The patient will have a high score and is at risk for stress related illness
    2. The patient should have labs drawn immediately
    3. The patient has supportive relationships
    4. The patient is calm and therefore fine in her psychosocial assessment
    1. Educating the patient to take medication as prescribed, avoid exposure to pollen and other triggers of asthma
    2. Advise the patient to stay indoors
    3. Increase medication as needed
    4. Drink plenty of fluids
    1. Cortisol suppresses the body’s immune response
    2. The patient’s response to stress is subjective
    3. Glucose is the body’s unhealthy response
    4. Adrenalin interferes with the body’s defense mechanisms
    1. Offer the patient different relaxation techniques as a healthy coping mechanism
    2. Inform the patient that her surgery is routine and tell her “don’t worry about it"
    3. Instruct the patient to “get some rest” because this is a healthy coping mechanism
    4. Offer the patient a cup of coffee
    1. Adequate fluid and nutritional intake, promote adequate rest, and ask family members for support as this will increase resiliency
    2. Verbalization time for expressing their feelings
    3. Ask their doctor for a prescription for depression
    4. They change their job and lifestyle
    1. Empathetically, offer the patient the opportunity to verbalize his feelings because you recognize this behavior as an indicator of stress
    2. Call security because the patient may become violent
    3. Immediately leaving the room to honor the patient’s wishes
    4. Inform the patient that you will send a chaplain immediately to see him
    1. This patient may potentially have difficulty adapting. You plan to educate the patient about treatment, promote rest and nutrition, and explore healthy coping mechanisms
    2. The patient will manage her stress through relaxation techniques
    3. The patient will adapt well to this stress since she is used to being alone
    4. To refer this patient for a psych consult

    Author of lecture Stress Management

     Anne Vanderputten

    Anne Vanderputten

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    Very professional! Excellent pacing …
    By Anne V. on 29. April 2016 for Stress Management

    Very professional! Excellent pacing and comfortable, easy-to-listen to speaking voice.