Question 3 - Psychosocial Integrity Practice Test for the NCLEX-RN Exam

A nurse is taking care of an intoxicated male patient who has been involved in a motor vehicle accident. Although not critically injured, the patient refuses to remain on his gurney, continuously gets up to leave the ED, and is unsteady on his feet. The nurse is given a written order by the physician to use wrists restraints on the patient. When the nurse tells the patient this, he refuses. Which of these is the correct action for the nurse to take?

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