Mild and Severe Anxiety

by Cathy Parkes November 13, 2020

Patient with mild anxiety, can assist patient with problem-solving/relaxation techniques. Patient with severe anxiety, problem-solving NOT realistic. Provide minimal stimulation, remain with the patient, use simple directions, administer PRN medications.

If a patient has mild anxiety, you can assist the patient with problem-solving and relaxation techniques.

If a patient has severe anxiety, problem-solving is NOT realistic. Provide a quiet environment with minimal stimulation. Remain with the patient, use short/simple directions, administer PRN medications as ordered.

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